seed changes in quantal

Steve Riley steve at
Sun Jun 24 02:01:50 UTC 2012

On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 12:19 PM, David Edmundson <david at> 
> Our backend libraries are very tied into gstreamer. Telepathy video
> uses farstream, farstream uses GStreamer. Using anything other than
> GStreamer would involve rewriting so much stuff on the lower levels
> that it would be highly impractical.
> KTp does however use phonon to read settings such as which webcam to
> use etc, trying to integrate where possible.

Ah, understood. Thanks for the explanation. It's good to know these kinds of 

On 2012-06-23 13:07:10 Harald Sitter <apachelogger at> wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 12:19 PM, David Edmundson
> <david at> wrote:
> >
> > glib-networking, gsettings etc have glib dependencies not gnome or
> > even GTK ones. Even Qt depends on glib.
> > "pure KDE" should relate only to the user experience.
> > 
> > KTp does not use gnome-keyring since 0.2.
> FWIW a gstreamer module might actually be draging that in, at least I
> remember that we once were looking into gnome-keyring appearing on the
> CD and that was because of gstreamer. Just a guess though.

Yep...looking at KTP 0.3, I see: gstreamer0.10-plugins-good depends on 
libsoup-gnome2.4-1, which depends on libgnome-keyring0, which depends on 


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