[packman] VLC 2.0.1: no mozillaplugin, no phonon-backend

Neil Darlow neil at darlow.co.uk
Fri Apr 6 15:29:08 CEST 2012


On Friday 06 Apr 2012 14:19:54 Willem Franssen wrote:
> My system: OpenSUSE 12.1 + KDE 4.7.2
> Software-source (YaST): packman.inode.at/suse/openSUSE_12.1
> When I try to update VLC 1.1.13-13.10 to 2.0.1-2.2  (packman packages) I
> get the following:
> Uninstall  vlc mozillaplugin 1.1.13-13.10
> Uninstall  phonon-backend-vlc 0.4.1-1.3
> Downgrade  libvlccore5-2.1.0-201 2031902.1 to libvlccore5-2.0.1-2.2
> Without mozillaplugin and phononbackend this packages are useless for me.

Has this update been introduced without adeqaute thought?

If vlc-2.x requires phonon-4.6 then it will not be compatible with 
openSUSE-12.1 or earlier. If it cannot be built against phonon-4.5 then I 
would suggest we stay with vlc-1.x until openSUSE-12.2 is released.

Neil Darlow

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