[Bug 958] New: Cachedir needs to be explicitly specified for gstreamer-0.8

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Tue Sep 14 06:29:58 PDT 2004


http://blfs-bugs.linuxfromscratch.org/show_bug.cgi?id=958

           Summary: Cachedir needs to be explicitly specified for gstreamer-
                    0.8
           Product: Beyond LinuxFromScratch
           Version: SVN
          Platform: All
               URL: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/gnome/gstr
                    eamer.html
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: BOOK
        AssignedTo: blfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org
        ReportedBy: n-roeser at gmx.net
         QAContact: blfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org


gstreamer-0.8 will use a wrong cache directory with current instructions. We 
are passing --localstatedir=/var/lib to configure which results 
in /var/lib/cache/gstreamer-0.8 as cache directory. This should 
be /var/cache/gstreamer-0.8 as per FHS 2.3. 
 
Solution: pass --with-cachedir=/var/cache/gstreamer-0.8 to configure. 
 
Another possible solution might be to use --localstatedir=/var, but I haven't 
tested this, and I think that it must be /var/lib for some reason related to 
scrollkeeper or something. Comments?



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