pocallaghan at gmail.com
Wed May 28 16:10:05 UTC 2008
On Wed, 2008-05-28 at 16:16 +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> On Wed, 28 May 2008 09:10:54 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> > On Wed, 2008-05-28 at 07:06 +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> > > On Tue, 27 May 2008 18:01:34 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> > >
> > > > yum can't seem to find kdemultimedia-extras in the Fedora repo, nor in
> > > > Livna. Ditto for kdemultimedia-extras-nonfree.
> > > >
> > > > Has anyone seen them, or have they been removed or replaced for F9?
> > >
> > > Livna svn says:
> > >
> > > $ cat livna/packages/kdemultimedia-extras-nonfree/devel/dead.package
> > > kde4's kdemultimedia doesn't include any nonfree bits.
> > Does that mean "will actively prevent you from using non-free bits" or
> > "will oblige you to look elsewhere to get the non-free bits"? The latter
> > has been the policy up to now, hence the existence of *-extras-nonfree.
> It means that upstream's kdemultimedia tarball does not contain any
> non-free stuff that could go into the livna package. Nothing to
> build => no such extra package anymore.
I hadn't realized that upstream previously *did* allow non-free stuff. I
always assumed it came from third party packagers. Oh well, we live and
> If you see missing features, you may need to look for other add-on
> packages, but I think xine-lib usage in KDE fills the gap nowadays.
> "yum install xine-lib-extras-nonfree" for the non-free bits.
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