[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#849578: task-xfce-desktop: Why you use the vlc player in the task-xfce-desktop meta package?

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Fri Dec 30 10:53:15 UTC 2016

On Thu, 2016-12-29 at 07:58 +0100, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> > The advantages from parole player are, you don't need Qt dependencies from
> > vlc player. The parole player is written in Gtk+, runnig fine and need
> > the gstreamer framework only.
>> > Please do set the parole player as default player in the
> > task-xfce-desktop meta package.

Actually I think the dependency was added when vlc was still GTK+. I'm not
really sure vlc is the only one adding Qt dependency, and I have the feeling
it's still the reference media player out there, so people usually expect it
to be there (although it might be in the common desktop task then).

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