Bug#426694: GStreamer GnomeVFS plugin fails to recognize extra protocols

Josselin Mouette joss at debian.org
Thu May 31 07:23:48 UTC 2007

Le mercredi 30 mai 2007 à 13:01 +0300, Ilya Konstantinov a écrit :
> Package: libgnomevfs2-extra
> Version: 2.18.1-2
> When this package is installed, libgnomevfs gains extra abilities.
> However, currently gstreamer0.10-gnomevfs has no way of knowing this
> (see GStreamer bug 350477 [1]) and therefore if GStreamer has already
> registered the GnomeVFS plugin, it won't be re-registered with the
> newly-supported protocols.
> A temporary workaround could be to
> touch /usr/lib/gstreamer-0.10/libgstgnomevfs.so, if it exists, on
> installation, so GStreamer would re-register it.

Sorry, but that looks like the ugliest possible solution to this issue.

@GStreamer maintainers: is there a clean way to re-rerun the
registration process in a postinst script?

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