[vlc-devel] Re: broken modules
sigmunau at stud.ntnu.no
Mon Aug 18 17:03:29 CEST 2003
As far as I can see the kde module is the only thing keeping vlc from
entering debian testing right now. And the kde module doesn't even work, why
not drop the kvlc package while we're cleaning up?
On Mon, Aug 18, 2003 at 04:25:27PM +0200, Derk-Jan Hartman wrote:
> I know of at least two packages which are currently broken. (i.e. create
> crashes when you use them). The xgma (matrox) is the most prominent one. I
> think we should actually remove this module alltogether, because it's
> slow. It might still be useful for a select group of ppl however with
> machines with a low-end configuration for instance.
> If we do not remove it, i vote to deactivate the code by editing the
> Modules.am file so this module is no longer included in the distribution.
> it will keep the code in current cvs, so someone might be able to fix the
> module if he wants, but we do not longer distribute broken code and don't
> have any way users can fall in this small pitfall.
> The last time I checked the KDE module (0.6.0) it was broken as well. i
> don't recall anyone has worked on this since then, and it is confusing
> users greatly i think. either the module needs to be fixed, or it needs to
> be disabled until it is fixed or removed.
> Comments, flames and constructive ideas are welcome,
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