[packman] libxine2-1.2.3 breaks DVB audio

Malte Gell malte.gell at gmx.de
Sat Feb 15 03:00:22 CET 2014

Am 15.02.2014 00:27, schrieb Manfred Tremmel:

> I think so. The xine-ui doesn't integrate in modern uis, kaffeine for 
> KDE3 was great, especially as DVB-Viewer, but KDE3-times are over. 
> Kaffeine for KDE4 never reached the functionality or usability of it's 
> predecessor and last release was years ago, the homepage is broken for 
> some times, I don't think there is any active developments. Other 
> frontends don't show much live, the overview of http://www.xine-project.org/releases links to a lot of dead projects. xine isn't dead, 
> but it isn't realy alive, I think. Other video players/frameworks like 
> vlc, the gstreamer framework or xbmc have made the race.

Kaffeine for KDE4 still is a comfortable DVB player, XBMC is usually run
full screen and needs a lot of configuration done for DVB. Kaffeine is
straightforwarded and lightweight. It would be sad if it died. And using
VLC for DVB is a pain in the *ss.


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