2008/4/28 Christopher L Tubbs II <ctubbsii(a)emich.edu>:
Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> David Nielsen wrote:
> > 2008/4/28 Christopher L Tubbs II <ctubbsii(a)emich.edu <mailto:
> > ctubbsii(a)emich.edu>>:
> > Why does the pre-release Fedora 9 not have a simple WAV decoder? I
> > can't even play simple PCM files with totem (or any other media
> > player, except command-line 'play')
> > I've noticed that with F9 for some deeply annoying reason totem
> > defaults to using the xine backend, and the totem-backend selector appears
> > to do nothing, thus I have to start it from the commandline every time to
> > get gstreamer use.
> Apparently this is a side effect of a upgrade from a previous release.
> In a fresh installation, according to the spec, gstreamer has a higher
> priority than xine backend. If you have done a fresh installation and see
> this issue, a bug report should be filed. Meanwhile you can remove the
> totem-xine sub package.
It appears that you are correct. Based on your info, I did a yum remove
\*totem\* and then reinstalled it one at a time. I don't understand why the
yum update didn't work correctly, though.
Would this need a note on the F9 issues page?