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

Ilya Konstantinov debian-bug-report at future.shiny.co.il
Thu May 31 08:38:51 UTC 2007

On 5/31/07, Josselin Mouette <joss at debian.org> wrote:
> This looks like a design flaw.

Yes, see the bug I referenced in the original bug report. It contains the
developers' discussion on addressing this flaw properly. As you could see,
it's not trivial.

The only way to make it work correctly is
> to make gstreamer0.10-gnomevfs depend on libgnomevfs2-extra.

As I said, touch the file *only if it exists*. It's a temporary workaround.

We should
> also try to make this registry system-wide in the future, so that we can
> trigger a rebuild.

I guess the GStreamer guys should deal with this. What you're saying does
make sense but I'm not sure GStreamer currently supports it.

> Today it's a problem for HTTP, tomorrow it will be for DNS-SD which is
> getting more and more widespread, and whatnot. Where do we set the line?

Right now, I'm just addressing specific packages which provide optional
shared objects for GStreamer plugins.
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