[gst-devel] CVS problems + quick TODO
wim.taymans at tvd.be
Mon Jan 31 00:32:20 CET 2000
Erik Walthinsen wrote:
> On Sun, 30 Jan 2000, Wim Taymans wrote:
> > I can check out the CVS source as anonymous but not with my
> > dev userid. This is what I get:
> > Sorry, you don't have read/write access to the history file
> Hmm. I'll check with the sourceforge people about this, since no one has
> shell access to the CVS box except them. They really should have some
> basic filemanager web interface for CVS admins, eventually.
It works now... IFAICT I didn't change anything.
> > - autoconf: detect mmx.h, detect xaudio. I downloaded libmmx-990416 but the
> > build still fails. What version of libmmx does one need?
> mmx.h has to be be in a global include directory. I suppose we could just
> check it into gstreamer, since it hasn't changed in a while and can be
> upgraded easily. Besides, I've got some fixes I want to make, once I
> figure out how (the mm_support routine gets *really* annoying when you try
> mmx and sse, or don't compile/link just right).
I have a mmx.h lying around from RTjpeg. It had a bug in it. I fixed the
detection in the CVS tree. I'll commit an mmx.h that works.
> > - Makefile.am : some .la libs are specified in the wrong place, libtool
> > gives errors. removing them solves the problem.
> Which makefile is that?
I fixed it in CVS.
> > - mpg123 does not work here: segfault
> Not surprising, I'll be looking at that at some point in the near future.
> It's actually the only 'task' I've bothered to put up on SourceForge. I
> don't know how useful that part will be, but it might be a good idea for
> everyone doing code to at least give it a try, we can see how well it
I'll try to look at it.
> > - dvdsrc : autoconf detect stuff for css*, or merge decss in CVS if
> > legal. I'm in Belgium, would it be legal for me to make a package of
> > dvdsrc?
> Well, the comment on LiViD was "that's a loaded question, since decss
> isn't *illegal* anyway." The issue is one of liability on SourceForge's
> part, since they're located in the US. I'm being very careful about what
> I do because I'd be Mr. Defendant if the CCA decided they didn't want me
> putting out a full player. I should probably talk to the SourceForge
> people about what they'd prefer. It may be that you or someone else might
> have to build dvdsrc as a separate package entirely, and put it up for FTP
> on some non-US site, at least until the CCA is properly beaten bloody by
> the EFF.
Let's wait a while then. No need to get in trouble (and I don't have any DVD
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