[Development] QtMultimedia and Musepack

Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer perezmeyer at gmail.com
Tue Oct 21 04:46:03 CEST 2014

On Monday 06 October 2014 10:18:41 Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Cornelius Hald wrote:
> > AFAIK QtMultimedia on Linux uses Gstreamer for video and audio playback,
> > so installing the right Gstreamer plugins should (hopefully) fix this
> > issue.
> > 
> > Maybe this will help:
> > https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/applications/gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad/
> One big problem is that it's stuck on 0.10 and does NOT support GStreamer
> 1.x. Therefore, as a GNU/Linux distribution packager (for Fedora), I can
> only strongly recommend to NOT use QtMultimedia until/unless it gets ported
> to GStreamer 1.

One of the major blockers of GStreamer 0.10's removal in Debian Jessie was 
qtmultimedia. I can not hold that any longer for Jessie+1, so if it doesn't 
gets ported I'll have to remove qtmultimedia along it's reverse dependencies 
(ie, apps using it).

So as long this does not happens Kevin's recommendation is really the way to 

Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer
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