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Bug 664744 - media-libs/xine-lib-1.2.9-r2 cannot handle opus audio in ogg container
Summary: media-libs/xine-lib-1.2.9-r2 cannot handle opus audio in ogg container
Status: UNCONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: media-video herd
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Reported: 2018-08-28 12:36 UTC by Saul Peebsen
Modified: 2019-01-17 23:09 UTC (History)
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Description Saul Peebsen 2018-08-28 12:36:03 UTC
xine-lib cannot handle opus audio in ogg container. It can play opus audio in mkv/mka container. The issue is confirmed by several users. There is more information in forum thread: https://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-1085726-highlight-.html
(Unfortunately I'm unable to create an account at xine bugzilla, their website seems to malfunction. So I'm reporting it here, in hope it gets attention. xine-users mailing list seems to be dead, too.)
Comment 1 Saul Peebsen 2018-08-28 14:52:09 UTC
I tried with latest xine-lib-1.2.9 from their mercurial repo, no difference, the problem is still there.
Comment 2 Jonas Stein gentoo-dev 2018-08-29 16:25:21 UTC
The mailing list seems to work, here is your post from 2 days ago:
https://sourceforge.net/p/xine/mailman/message/36401202/
Comment 3 Saul Peebsen 2018-08-29 20:11:11 UTC
(In reply to Jonas Stein from comment #2)
Yea there is my post alright. So technically the list is not dead. Without active members it isn't alive, either.
I really Like Quod Libet, but what use is a music player which cannot play half of my files?
Comment 4 Saul Peebsen 2019-01-17 23:06:41 UTC
How about adding VNC backend to the Gentoo ebuild? More choice is better, right?
Comment 5 Saul Peebsen 2019-01-17 23:09:24 UTC
VLC backend
https://github.com/quodlibet/quodlibet/pull/2852