Bug#360092: kmplayer package review
Mark Purcell <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Wednesday 05 April 2006 05:35, Christian Marillat wrote:
>> Yes, this package should go in contrib due to the mplayer dependency.
> Thanks Christian,
> kmplayer despite the name no longer solely depends on mplayer to provide a
> functional media player. In fact the way it has been packaged for Debian in
> svn.debian is that it only depends on the free xine to provide media player
> functionality and this should go in main and not contrib. It also can use a
> gstreamer backend, which, whilst also free, has been disabled for the Debian
Of course mplayer is needed. See in src/kmplayerprocess.cpp
In the same source, mencoder is also called which is definitely not
The README file isn't ambiguous :
| KMPlayer needs KDE3.1 and a working mplayer/mencoder somewhere in you PATH.
So kmplayer should go in contrib or all the code related to
mplayer/mencoder need to be removed and then kmplayer can go in main.