[arch-general] gstreamer0.10-good-plugins need a whole load of GNOME stuff?

Ananda Samaddar ananda at samaddar.co.uk
Wed Apr 21 15:26:52 CEST 2010

On Wed, 21 Apr 2010 14:19:47 +0200
Philipp <hollunder at lavabit.com> wrote:

> I'm with you on this, the gnome dependencies of this package annoyed
> me a couple of times and is the reason why I avoid using gstreamer
> wherever possibly.
> A multimedia backend that depends on a specific desktop environment is
> just broken.
> I'm using no DE, why should I install gnome specific stuff?

I agree, a multimedia backend shouldn't depend on a DE.  Anyway I've
switched my video and audio players to non-gstreamer based ones so I've
sacked off creating a custom gstreamer compile.


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