Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] New podcast parsing

On Dec 4, 2007 2:32 PM, Alex Lancaster <alexl users sourceforge net> wrote:
> >>>>> "JM" == Jonathan Matthew  writes:
> 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.

If we were talking about anything more complicated than
totem-pl-parser, I'd agree with you.
It's a simple shared library with few dependencies. It adds 4 or 5
simple commands to the install procedure.

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