xserver-xorg-core intrepid 2: missing librecord.so (Record module)

Bryce Harrington bryce at canonical.com
Thu Jul 31 19:51:33 UTC 2008

On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 03:46:20PM -0400, Chris wrote:
> Bryce Harrington wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 01:24:00PM -0400, Chris wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> 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
>> it.
>> Bryce
> http://www.sandklef.com/xnee/
> I believe xnee uses XRecord (the headers refer to it).  So I think the  
> xorg record module should be enabled during the build.
> Chris

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