[packagekit] GStreamer Structure

Bastien Nocera hadess at hadess.net
Sun Dec 7 15:16:35 PST 2008

On Sat, 2008-12-06 at 15:49 -0800, Sebastian Heinlein wrote:
> Hello,
> recently the provided Gstreamer plugins have been added to the package
> meta data in Debian and therefor in Ubuntu too.
> When making use of this in the APT backend, I was wondering about all
> the structure rewriting which happens.

We need to transform the codec/etc. supported by each plugin into
something usable by RPM provides.

This is the marshaller:

Which drops uninteresting data.

PackageKit itself contains a similar marshaller to transform whatever
GStreamer gives us into an RPM provides.


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