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Bug 704268 - dev-python/wxpython-4.0.7 - Mandatory dependency to gstreamer via x11-libs/wxGTK[gstreamer]
Summary: dev-python/wxpython-4.0.7 - Mandatory dependency to gstreamer via x11-libs/wx...
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo wxWidgets project
: 860036 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Reported: 2019-12-30 13:22 UTC by Samuel Bauer
Modified: 2022-07-24 00:12 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Samuel Bauer 2019-12-30 13:22:33 UTC
README.rst and build script consider installing wxwidgets with gstreamer support but:

Single reference to gstreamer in the code: MEDIABACKEND_GSTREAMER
The backend does not seem mandatory.

Everything compiles fine without gstreamer flag for wxGTK and gstreamer not installed.
Just forced the install via: emerge --nodeps wxpython (checking all other deps satisfied)

Reproducible: Always
Comment 1 Samuel Bauer 2021-06-10 18:24:46 UTC
Should be up to the client application to determine if it need gstreamer support for wxpython, not to the bindings. Like other packages not using bindings does when checking wxGTK[gstreamer].

I encourage to add a gstreamer flag to wxpython instead of this mandatory dependency.
Comment 2 Sam James archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2022-07-24 00:12:55 UTC
*** Bug 860036 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***