Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] Automatic GStreamer plugin installation

On Nov 13, 2007 2:13 AM, Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net> wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-11-12 at 22:13 +1000, Jonathan Matthew wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I've just committed support for automatic GStreamer plugin
> > installation in svn trunk. What does this actually do? When you try to
> > import, play, or download from a podcast feed a media type for which
> > you don't have a decoder, rhythmbox will bring up gnome-app-install
> > (Debian/Ubuntu) or codeina (Fedora) to attempt to install the
> > GStreamer plugins you need. If the installation is successful,
> > rhythmbox will then retry whatever you were doing. If not, it won't.
> > If you don't have a plugin installation tool installed, then this
> > shouldn't make any difference to you at all.
> Did you commit exactly that version of the patch?


> I'd like to get this patch in Fedora rawhide, get more testing and
> probably feed it back to Fedora 8.

Sounds like a good plan. It shouldn't be hard to backport, as most of
the code it touches doesn't change that often.

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