[packman] GStreamer installation

Martin Schlander martin.schlander at gmail.com
Wed Nov 25 21:03:27 CET 2015

Onsdag den 25. november 2015 20:55:19 skrev Martin Schlander:
> I maintain the codec 1-clicks on opensuse-community.org
> Recently there's a problem where users with a fresh installation get an
> incompatible mix of GStreamer packages from Packman (mostly 1.6.x) and from
> openSUSE (mostly 1.4.x), which leads to audio and video being broken on
> their systems.
> I can't seem to figure out a good way to ensure that users get a consistent,
> working set of GStreamer packages from Packman via a 1-click.
> It would seem that some dependencies are missing, and that some/most/all of
> these packages should ideally require >=1.6.x of other GStreamer packages.
> Or alternatively some kind of meta package could be available.
> Is 'zypper dup --from [Packman]' (or "switch system packages" in YaST)
> really the only way to ensure a consistent install, or am I missing
> something?

I forgot to mention that the issue affects openSUSE Leap 42.1. 

But Tumbleweed might be affected too, since that appears to still have 
gstreamer 1.4.x too.

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