Announcing rpmfusion

Hans de Goede j.w.r.degoede at
Wed Sep 12 08:02:24 UTC 2007

Richi Plana wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-09-12 at 10:37 +1000, Rodd Clarkson wrote:
>> On Tue, 2007-09-11 at 15:26 -0600, Richi Plana wrote:
>>> On Tue, 2007-09-11 at 14:06 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
>>>> On Tue, 11 Sep 2007 20:03:51 +0200
>>>> Jaroslaw Gorny <jaroslav at> wrote:
>>>>> Another example: inclusion of mp3 support libraries, but without
>>>>> rebuilding audio players.
>>>>> If this is the case, wouldn't such a repo be useless?
>>>> With things like gstreamer you don't have to rebuild audio apps.
>>>> gstreamer plugins will plug into the base gstreamer framework and audio
>>>> apps just make use of whatever plugins are available.
>>> Now if only that were as easy as "yum install gstreamer-plugin-lame" or
>>> "yum install lame-plugin-gstreamer" (in case you wanted to do "yum
>>> install lame lame-plugin-*").
>> It is that easy.  go to and download the correct
>> repository rpm.  Once this is installed, type:
>> yum install gstreamer-plugins-bad
> I'm sorry. You missed my point. You can't just install lame and it's
> accompanying application plugins. Sure, you can install
> gstreamer-plugins-bad, but even different repositories have support for
> different libraries.
> Speaking of gstreamer-plugins-bad, I don't even grab mine from any
> repository. I have to compile my own as I use the timidity and wildmidi
> plugins (which aren't enabled in any of the repos, as far as I can
> tell).

Argh, you are right they aren't enabled in livna. Next time please file a bug 
about things like this. I specially packaged libtimidity and wildimidi for 
Fedora so that I could enable them, I'll do a new gstreamer-plugins-bad for 
livna fixing this shortly.



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