ports/68145: Update port: multimedia/linux-realplayer to,1 (aka RealPlayer 10)

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at marcuscom.com
Sun Oct 3 19:30:10 UTC 2004

The following reply was made to PR ports/68145; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Joe Marcus Clarke <marcus at marcuscom.com>
To: "Mikhail T." <mi at aldan.algebra.com>
Cc: Michael Johnson <ahze at ahze.net>,
	freebsd-gnats-submit at freebsd.org, jylefort at brutele.be,
	portmgr at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: ports/68145: Update port: multimedia/linux-realplayer to,1 (aka RealPlayer 10)
Date: Sun, 03 Oct 2004 15:29:23 -0400

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 On Fri, 2004-10-01 at 01:36, Mikhail T. wrote:
 > =3D Please send your final patch when you have it.
 > The patch is over 700 lines, the shar archive is only 300...
 > To avoid spamming the PR, here is the link:
 >  http://virtual-estates.net/~mi/realplayer-10.0.1.shar
 > Notes:
 >  1) The player needs linux-gtk, linux-pango, etc. Some of
 >  these are not installed properly by ports, it seems. For
 >  example, /compat/linux/etc/gtk-2.0/gdk-pixbuf.loaders
 >  is EMPTY after the install of x11-toolkits/linux-gtk2.
 >  I had to copy the real gdk-pixbuf.loaders from the
 >  FreeBSD's install and adjust the pathes inside to enable
 >  realplayer to use its own .png files.
 >  Similarly, /compat/linux/etc/pango/pango.modules and
 >  /compat/linux/etc/fonts/ had to be tweaked, which is,
 >  probably, a bug in their respective ports.
 >  2) The helixcommunity.org's download handler, apparently,
 >  does not care, what file-name you ask for -- only the
 >  number (643 in our case) matters.
 >  For this reason I chose to keep the version inside the
 >  name of the downloaded file -- linux-realplayer-10.0.1.rpm,
 >  instead of RealPlayer10GOLD.rpm.
 > This thing is quite different from the older versions (8.cs2). Does
 > anything depend on it by default? If not, we may, as well, commit it.
 > Otherwise, we may simply adjust the download URLs, as Michael suggested
 > and upgrade after the release.
 > It is definetly time for a multimedia/realplayer -- built from the
 > finally available source.
 What about the report that the previous distfiles were still available
 for download from alternate MASTER_SITES?  If that is the case, I would
 prefer that the alternate MASTER_SITES be used for 5.3-RELEASE, and
 these patches can go in after the freeze.
 > Yours,
 >  -mi
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