orphaning xine-lib, EOL'ing phonon-backend-xine

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at chello.at
Mon Jun 13 23:18:37 UTC 2011

Rex Dieter wrote:
> It used xine-lib directly, only because phonon lacked support for DVD
> menus (until recently).   kde-4.7 will (should!) fix that.

Also note that the DVD menu hack in Dragon Player only works with phonon-

Hopefully we'll soon have code which uses the new Phonon interfaces, which 
work with phonon-backend-gstreamer (the new default).

As for kdebase-runtime, it has a System Settings module to configure Phonon-
Xine. That stuff needs to go away in Rawhide along with phonon-backend-xine.

        Kevin Kofler

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