LinuxQuestions.org
View the Most Wanted LQ Wiki articles.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Slackware
User Name
Password
Slackware This Forum is for the discussion of Slackware Linux.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 07-13-2005, 01:15 PM   #1
Phathead
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2003
Distribution: Slackware 10.1, Slamd64 10.1, IpCop 1.4
Posts: 125

Rep: Reputation: 15
flac plugin for xmms (Slamd64)


I run Slamd64, which is based on Slack 10.1, on my laptop. I'm trying to play some files I've encoded with FLAC, but I can't seem to make xmms load the flac plugin.

I've tried re-installing the flac-1.1.2-x86_64-1 package and compiling flac from the latest source, both with no effect. I can't seem to find another source for the flac plugin or find how to force xmms to recognize the plugin I built.

Any ideas?
 
Old 07-13-2005, 06:17 PM   #2
friendly_guy
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2003
Location: England
Distribution: Lubuntu, Bodhi, Puppy,
Posts: 85

Rep: Reputation: 15
from the Slackware current changelog:

Tue Jun 14 18:40:39 PDT 2005
ap/flac-1.1.2-i486-2.tgz: Patched the XMMS plugin.
(thanks to Wim Speekenbrink for the patch)

There obviously was an issue & a fix. I'm afraid I have no knowledge of Slamd64 but perhaps this will put you on the right path to a solution. Perhaps get the source from the Slack site, if it has a patch that solves your problem & recompile for your architecture?

Hope this helps

Guy
 
Old 07-14-2005, 09:02 AM   #3
piete
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2005
Location: Havant, Hampshire, UK
Distribution: Slamd64, Slackware, PS2Linux
Posts: 465

Rep: Reputation: 44
I use Slamd64, too. I remember during RC2 xmms had a few plugin problems. Just as a test, I pulled the plugin I wanted out of an RPM from a SuSE 9.2 mirror (x86_64) and emptied it into (if I recall correctly): /usr/lib64/xmms

It worked fine!

It's not a decent solution for developers and distro releases, but it's functional for end-users who are more bothered about listening to music than intepreting error messages

Obviously in the long term, there may be some other problem here that we're not seeing - but give it a go, and perhaps paste in your configure options for XMMS (Slamd64 package, or custom compiled?) and the Flac plugin.

Good luck,
- Piete.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
XMMS-FLAC in SuSE 9.3 ? JohnStormrider Suse/Novell 1 09-27-2005 09:02 AM
xmms glib pointer error / flac solution Bluesuperman Slackware 0 05-22-2005 01:19 PM
XmmS plugin? spicyohaggis Linux - Software 1 08-30-2004 10:39 PM
Xmms Plugin 1.2.8 [xmms-config problem] MDMA Mandriva 2 01-29-2004 09:55 AM
XMMS Plugin? Zerodark Linux - Software 2 01-24-2004 01:51 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:03 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration