Bug 146993

Summary: [GStreamer] Make plugin installation work with seccomp filters
Product: WebKit Reporter: Michael Catanzaro <mcatanzaro>
Component: WebCore Misc.Assignee: Nobody <webkit-unassigned>
Severity: Normal CC: mcatanzaro, pnormand, zan
Priority: P2    
Version: 528+ (Nightly build)   
Hardware: PC   
OS: Linux   
Bug Depends on: 144099    
Bug Blocks: 140072    

Description Michael Catanzaro 2015-07-15 18:33:35 PDT
When the user installs a missing gstreamer codec, 

This TBH might be more work than is worth the effort. It's required to run the plugin scanner in a child of the UI process, for one. Also, any approach that doesn't involve restarting the web process will require changes in gstreamer.

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Comment 1 Michael Catanzaro 2015-07-15 18:34:51 PDT
When the user installs a missing gstreamer codec, it should then be possible to play the media with the codec. Currently this should work fine (sans the current crasher bugs ;), but seccomp filters will break this.