xserver-xorg-core intrepid 2:22.214.171.1245-0ubuntu4 missing librecord.so (Record module)
indy271828 at sympatico.ca
Thu Jul 31 19:46:20 UTC 2008
Bryce Harrington wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 01:24:00PM -0400, Chris wrote:
>> Timo Aaltonen wrote:
>>> On Sat, 26 Jul 2008, Chris wrote:
>>>> Hello, during the package build of xserver-xorg-core it does not
>>>> --enable-record=yes. I think it should, right? The default
>>>> disables it.
>>> True, xorg-server 1.5 does not build it by default. Where do you need it?
>> I'm a developer and require it for my own software. I went into the
>> package and enabled it & rebuilt for the time being.
>> Isn't there some software in Ubuntu that requires it?
>> Xwindow application automated testing?
>> Video recording of the desktop? (I think this one just grabs the cursor)
>> Debugging an app?
>> I guess they disable it for security purposes.
> There was a discussion at the last XDC about modules with security
> issues. I don't recall offhand if this particular one was on that list
> but am guessing that to be the cause of the current settings.
> I've no opinion myself; you're the first I've heard ever mention using
I believe xnee uses XRecord (the headers refer to it). So I think the
xorg record module should be enabled during the build.
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