ubuntu-restricted-extras doesn't recommend gstreamer0.10-pitfdll

Bug #155770 reported by ubuntu_demon on 2007-10-22
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ubuntu-restricted-extras (Ubuntu)
Wishlist
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Bug Description

ubuntu-restricted-extras doesn't recommend gstreamer0.10-pitfdll
Maybe it should since https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats recommends gstreamer0.10-pitfdll for Dapper and Edgy.

From the pitfdll websites (http://ronald.bitfreak.net/pitfdll.php) :
Pitfdll is a GStreamer plugin that allows the use of binary files, such as Quicktime QTX or Directshow/DMO DLL files, for use as a playback codec in GStreamer-based media applications, such as Totem. With this plugin, people can playback proprietary file formats for which no free software implementation exists yet.

Siegfried Gevatter (rainct) wrote :

Thanks for taking the time to report this and help improving Ubuntu.

There's a proposed fix available on bug #155845.

Changed in ubuntu-restricted-extras:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package ubuntu-restricted-extras - 12

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ubuntu-restricted-extras (12) hardy; urgency=low

  [ Siegfried-Angel Gevatter Pujals (RainCT) ]
  * Add `flashplugin-nonfree' to the recommends for adm64 and
    `gnash' to those for powerpc (LP: #155845)
  * Add `gstreamer0.10-pitfdll' to the recommends for
    ubuntu-restricted-extras-i386 (LP: #155770)

  [ Sarah Hobbs ]
  * Applied patch from Siegfried-Angel Gevatter Pujals. Thanks!

 -- Sarah Hobbs <email address hidden> Sun, 06 Jan 2008 15:27:41 +1100

Changed in ubuntu-restricted-extras:
status: New → Fix Released
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