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Old 08-15-2003, 04:11 PM   #1
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problems with Rhythmbox


I just grabbed Rhythmbox from the unstable repositories.

When I press "Play" on a song, It crashes, and I get this:

GStreamer-ERROR **: file gstthread.c: line 181 (gst_thread_init): assertion failed: (scheduler)
aborting...

Ive got the latest Gstreamer and GST-Plugins.

Anyone else having this problem?


Ive actually had problems like this on different distros and versions. Rhthymbox seems to be really unstable. Oh Well, it looks cool.
 
Old 08-16-2003, 06:21 AM   #2
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Head over to the irc and find Blaasvis, he was working on it just yesterday (15-08)
 
Old 08-16-2003, 08:10 AM   #3
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see the arch forums

i replyed there or try to get in touch with me through icq/irc
 
Old 08-24-2003, 04:57 PM   #4
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Hello, I'm having the same problem with rhythmbox, what is the solution?

Thanks.
 
Old 08-24-2003, 05:45 PM   #5
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I rebuilt it with ABS, and it worked fine.

Heres my PKGBUILD:

Code:
#look out! alsa oss is needed maybe will the next release of gstreamer will be better
pkgname=rhythmbox
pkgver=0.5.1
pkgrel=1
pkgdesc="an i-tunes like music player/libary"
url="rhythmbox.org"
depends=('gstreamer' 'gnome-desktop' 'xine')
conflicts=()
backup=()
install=
source=(http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sourc...x-0.5.1.tar.gz)

build() {
 export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/opt/gnome/lib/pkgconfig
  cd $startdir/src/$pkgname-$pkgver
  ./configure --prefix=/opt/gnome --enable-xine --disable-mmkeys
  make || return 1
  make prefix=$startdir/pkg/opt/gnome install
}
If youve never used ABS before, heres how, do all this as root:

run the command "abs"
make a directory in /usr/abs/local called "rhythmbox"
make a text file in that folder called "PKGBUILD", that contains the above text

run "makepkg"

that will download,compile, and create a package for rhythmbox. then install that package like: pacman -A rhythmbox-0.5.1-1.pkg.tar.gz


What I did to get Rhythmbox to compile was I was sure to do "su -" to become root, just "su" wouldnt work.

I was also having problems with GStreamer, so I had it use XINE (you see the --enable-xine flag). You can remove this if you want.
 
Old 08-24-2003, 06:23 PM   #6
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ABS? Is that an arch linux thing?

Sorry, I'm using RedHat 9. I was following the directions on the rhythmbox website; I installed apt for rpm, used that to install gstreamer, then used it to install rhythmbox.

After that, rhythmbox would run, but it would crash if I tried to play anything. I googled for the error message, this was the only site found.
 
Old 08-25-2003, 11:41 AM   #7
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Yes, ABS is an Arch Linux thing. It is a great way to compile packages from source and integrate them with the system.

On RH9 you could probably rebuild it using an SRPM or the source code. You'll have to ask RH users the specifics of doing that, though.
 
Old 08-25-2003, 09:59 PM   #8
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bah, I was trying to compile it originally, but the config script couldn't detect that gstreamer was installed because the stupid apt for rpm thing didn't install a pkgconfig entry for it. So then I got the bright idea to use apt to just install rhythmbox, which led me here.

At this rate, I'm going to rewrite rhythmbox from scratch as an XMMS plugin, and it'll actually work
 
  


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