Bug 192254 - does not create /etc/X11/XvMCConfig
does not create /etc/X11/XvMCConfig
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: libXvMC (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
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Reported: 2006-05-18 12:39 EDT by Chris Petersen
Modified: 2011-02-12 18:09 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-06-06 04:41:15 EDT
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Description Chris Petersen 2006-05-18 12:39:14 EDT
Description of problem:

Not sure if this is a missing config in the X server that prevents it from
detecting XvMC or not, but because the library doesn't get a valid response from
the server, it needs to have the /etc/X11/XvMCConfig file present in order for
client programs to know which kind of XvMC to enable.  I haven't tested with
other apps, but mythtv definitely needs this file present in order to enable
XvMC support at runtime.

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Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2006-05-23 10:29:32 EDT
You have to create your own XvMCConfig.  Having said that, the package should
still have ownership of the file.  I will add a %ghost %config entry to the
package for this.
Comment 2 Chris Petersen 2006-05-23 12:47:37 EDT
Maybe this is just a difference in versions, but looking back at the atrpms
package from before xvmcw was included in fedora, I see that the package did
create the XvMCConfig file:


But yes, at least owning the file would be good so I can add it as a requirement
to the mythtv package and get around some ugly cross-version compatibility issues.
Comment 3 Mike A. Harris 2006-06-06 04:41:15 EDT
I've added XvMC to the package manifest as follows:

%ghost %config(missingok,noreplace) %verify (not md5 size mtime)

This means that if the user creates their own XvMCConfig, the rpm package
now owns the file, and it is properly flagged as a config file, etc.

The user still has to create the file themselves however.

Added to libXvMC-1.0.2-1 in rawhide.

Comment 4 Mike A. Harris 2006-06-06 04:43:52 EDT
Er, I mean 1.0.2-2
Comment 5 Robert Hinson 2011-02-12 18:09:35 EST
I go to look at the /etc/X11/XvMCConfig file and it isn't there.  You say you have to create it.  But if you look in the:

Name        : libXvMC                      Relocations: (not relocatable)
Version     : 1.0.5                             Vendor: Fedora Project
Release     : 1.fc13                        Build Date: Wed 07 Oct 2009 02:18:42 PM CDT
Install Date: Fri 22 Oct 2010 01:16:35 PM CDT      Build Host: x86-7.fedora.phx.redhat.com
Group       : System Environment/Libraries   Source RPM: libXvMC-1.0.5-1.fc13.src.rpm
Size        : 40799                            License: MIT
Signature   : RSA/SHA256, Tue 27 Jul 2010 05:36:43 AM CDT, Key ID 421caddb97a1071f
Packager    : Fedora Project
URL         : http://www.x.org
Summary     : X.Org X11 libXvMC runtime library
Description :
X.Org X11 libXvMC runtime library

You see that the file is in the package.  But when I install or reinstall the package, the file isn't there.

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