kaffeine and xine-lib-extras-freeworld

Antonio Olivares olivares14031 at yahoo.com
Sun May 1 10:49:34 UTC 2011

--- On Sat, 4/30/11, Joachim Backes <joachim.backes at rhrk.uni-kl.de> wrote:

> From: Joachim Backes <joachim.backes at rhrk.uni-kl.de>
> Subject: kaffeine and xine-lib-extras-freeworld
> To: "Fedora test" <test at lists.fedoraproject.org>
> Date: Saturday, April 30, 2011, 10:43 PM
> Hi,
> after struggling some weeks to get video and sound running
> in kaffeine when using DVB-T TV, I coincidentally found a
> notice in some forum that
> installing xine-lib-extras-freeworld could solve my
> problem. And indeed, it did.
> So my question: Why this package is not installed together
> with kaffeine? Well, it's not on the fedora repos, but I
> found it at the rpmfusion site.
> Weird: "rpm -i xine-lib-extras-freeworld" says:
> "This package contains extra codecs for the Xine multimedia
> library.
> These are free and opensource but left out of the official
> Fedora repository for one reason or another."
> Anybody knows the reasons for that weird policy?
> Kind regards
> -- Joachim Backes <joachim.backes at rhrk.uni-kl.de>






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