[Bug 744465] New: New API for install-plugins
GStreamer (GNOME Bugzilla)
bugzilla at gnome.org
Fri Feb 13 04:47:02 PST 2015
Bug ID: 744465
Summary: New API for install-plugins
Version: git master
Assignee: gstreamer-bugs at lists.freedesktop.org
Reporter: klember at gnome.org
QA Contact: gstreamer-bugs at lists.freedesktop.org
GNOME version: ---
I've been looking into making missing gstreamer plugin installation work with
Currently, the missing plugin installation API is rather limited and only
supports passing the XID of the app's window and no other details. The way this
was used was that gnome-packagekit would use the app's window XID to to attach
its own window as a transient child to the app's window.
In gnome-software, we would like to avoid doing that for a number of reasons,
most of all because it can't work under Wayland.
I'd like to add some replacement missing plugin API to make it work without
replying on the window XID. Attaching two patches for that.
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