A first task for Rawhide KDE testers

Orcan Ogetbil oget.fedora at gmail.com
Wed Jul 22 23:29:02 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 10:22 AM, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Hi,
> for all those who're signing up to test KDE, here's a first task for you: go
> through the Phonon-GStreamer test cases at:
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/SIGs/KDE/Phonon-GStreamer_Test_Plan
> and report your results.
> I'll see if we can get a KDE live image from Rawhide built so you have a
> faster way to get a default installation. Note that upgraded installations
> are probably NOT default installations, you may be left with:
> * phonon-backend-xine installed instead of phonon-backend-gstreamer (easily
> remedied with yum install phonon-backend-gstreamer; rpm -e phonon-backend-
> xine) and
> * stale Phonon settings messing up things – those are harder to get rid of,
> unfortunately.
> Still, test results from upgraded installations are also worthwhile.

I am just curious and have couple questions.
-Why shall I want a gstreamer backend if I have a perfectly working
xine backend?
-Is this a solution in search of a problem?
-Is gstreamer going to be the default backend? If so, I hope this
doesn't turn to a disaster like pulseaudio.


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