[Mageia-dev] [Bug 1050] unable to read mp3 with KDE-liveCD beta2 : possible solutions

Oliver Burger oliver.bgr at googlemail.com
Tue Oct 11 10:40:28 CEST 2011

Am Dienstag, 11. Oktober 2011, 10:23:57 schrieb José Jorge:
> ----- "Oliver Burger" <oliver.bgr at googlemail.com> a écrit :
> > But to be serious, if we add a gstreamer plugin to an application like
> > amarok,
> > we would force gstreamer upon people who might prefer another phonon
> > backend.
> We will just force it to be installed, not to be used.
> Anyway, that's just a taste of a virtual provides, no?
> What we need is a backend that actually plays Vorbis/MP3/AAC files, or
> amarok will end in the trash bin : the first time I had the problem, I
> installed Clementine as I had no idea of how to solve.

I would rather use suggests on good, bad and ugly on gstreamer.
After all, amarok just uses the backend, it's the backend that may miss 
functionalities, not amarok.
And I would prefer to make it suggests instead of requires, I prefer not 
impose things on users.


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