Bug#402090: Dropping GStreamer 0.8 for etch
mh at glandium.org
Sat Dec 9 18:40:07 CET 2006
On Sat, Dec 09, 2006 at 05:31:47PM +0100, Josselin Mouette <joss at debian.org> wrote:
> 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.
I guess you meant totem-xine. Note that upstream is going to switch to
totem-gstreamer by default soon.
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