Kaffeine codecs autointallation

Jos Poortvliet jos at mijnkamer.nl
Tue Nov 6 07:59:26 GMT 2007

hmmm, I know nothing about these issues, so if nobody turns up, you
might wanna try to look at how Amarok does it, or see if you can ask
one of the kaffeine devs.

good luck, I think this is an important task and it's good you want to do it!



On 11/5/07, Sergey Rudchenko <sergey.rudchenko at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear collegues,
> I have investigated the subj and ran into seriuos trouble:
> I have found the place in code where we can handle playback failure,
> but things are not so simple. There is NO playback failure :(
> I have tested this issue in several ways, such as: removed the
> libxine1-ffmpeg package
> and tried to open the same file from the feisty and gutsy livecds. And
> got one constant
> result: kaffeine runs, shows a black video area, moves very quickly the
> progressbar
> (even if video is really long) and gives no sound. So libxine DOES NOT
> report any error to kaffeine :(
> If there is someone familiar with libxine or just have some helpful
> ideas, I will listen to advices with joy :)
> It is my initial task in community development, and I'm afraid to fail
> with such serious issue as libxine.
> I'm ready to start digging it, but if it is not necessary I prefer to
> avoid this.
> Please advice me how to act.
> Best regards,
> Sergey Rudchenko

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