Bug#402090: Dropping GStreamer 0.8 for etch

Josselin Mouette joss at debian.org
Sat Dec 9 17:31:47 CET 2006

Le samedi 09 décembre 2006 à 17:28 +0100, Mike Hommey a écrit :
> > Well, totem-xine is still the default in etch, which means
> > gstreamer-ffmpeg is only important for people explicitly installing
> > totem-gstreamer. However the reason until now for xine to be the default
> > was its superior codec support. If both packages can link to the same
> > libavcodec, I think totem-gstreamer is superior, as being lighter, not
> > having the infamous bug #400525 and with better support for other
> > (non-ffmpeg) codecs.
> Except that gstreamer 0.10 still doesn't support DVD playback (which is
> a regression over gstreamer 0.8).

Ah, you're right, I always forget about this one. Which will probably
lead us to stick with totem-gstreamer for quite a moment, then.
Josselin Mouette                /\./\

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