Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] New podcast parsing

On Dec 4, 2007 5:32 AM, Alex Lancaster <alexl users sourceforge net> wrote:
> JM> If you're building rhythmbox from svn, it's really not much of a
> JM> stretch to build totem-pl-parser from svn too.
> Or gtk2, or dbus, or libnotify... (should the minimum requirements for
> those packages be bumped in rhythmbox).  Yes, I know it's possible, I
> can do it, but you then need to install it in a private area and set
> things up so it compiles against the private one and not the system
> version (to avoid messing up other packages).  Also it makes it more
> difficult for more casual testers (or plugin writers) to help out and
> therefore increases the perception that rhythmbox is hard to test and
> develop for.

I used to test the Rhythmbox SVN while ago, but it was also hard for
me to compile it with new features I wanted to test, because I was
running sta(b)le Ubuntu. I have switched to jhbuild since and I also
use it for various custom projects that aren't there yet. Maybe that's
the way?

Piotr Gaczkowski

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