[packman] libxine2-1.2.3 breaks DVB audio

Olaf Meltzer olaf.meltzer at gmx.de
Sat Feb 15 12:42:10 CET 2014

* Manfred Tremmel schrieb:

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> Date: Sat, 15 Feb 2014 00:27:21 +0100
> From: Manfred Tremmel <manfred at links2linux.de>
> To: packman at links2linux.de
> Subject: Re: [packman] libxine2-1.2.3 breaks DVB audio
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> 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.

Oh no! Please do not drop Kaffeine3. It is my prefered DVB-T/S Viewer 
and Recorder -- even under KDE4. It works fine with a few KDE3 

> 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.

Kaffeine for KDE4 is far away from Kaffeine3's comfort.

And please don't drop xine-ui as well.

Gruß -- Olaf Meltzer

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