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Re: Flatpak Qt/KDE runtime

On Tue, Sep 19, 2017 at 6:08 PM, Matthieu Gallien
<gallien.matthieu@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Le 19 sept. 2017 17:16, "Aleix Pol" <aleixpol@xxxxxxx> a écrit :
> On Tue, Sep 19, 2017 at 5:08 PM, Matthieu Gallien
> <gallien.matthieu@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hello
>> Le 19 sept. 2017 17:00, "Aleix Pol" <aleixpol@xxxxxxx> a écrit :
>> Hi,
>> Recently flathub started building our runtime into their systems. I
>> recommend using the runtimes there. I updated the wiki to reflect the
>> change:
>> https://community.kde.org/Guidelines_and_HOWTOs/Flatpak
>> You will possibly have to remove and add again the runtime, but other
>> than that everything should work as usual.
>> Aleix
>> Can I point possible users wanting to test the Elisa music player to the
>> KDE
>> application repository ?
> Yes, of course, this hasn't changed.
> Note that I wouldn't consider it final, so I'd leave it as testing platform.
> That said, you know better how your application works on flatpak than I do.
> Aleix
> Thanks, I was not sure if I could do it.
> Apart from that, I have two pain points mostly shared with other music
> players:
> * missing audio codecs (coming from the build of the base flatpak runtime) ;
Are you using GStreamer? (from QtMultimedia I guess?)
If so, yes, I'd talk to upstream.
It should be possible to include more stuff with your application though.

> * the portal specification does not allow selection of a directory (not sure
> if the technology used for the files allow a directory hierarchy).

Correct. For the moment I'd suggest requesting access to the host filesystem.