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#477454 – Insulting source code – Debian Bug report logs

…ran across this bug filing in my morning travels.  What a scream.  I love it when nerds get personal and start using source code to do battle.  That’s one of my favorite parts of Linux – just think of all the copies of Debian floating around out there that contains source code like this (Warning: salty, sailor-esque language, as if readers of this blog haven’t run across it before):


— player.py (Revision 4026)

+++ player.py (Revision 4027)

@@ -287,7 +287,9 @@

def init(pipeline, librarian):


– if gst.element_make_from_uri(gst.URI_SRC, “file://”, “”):

  • if gst.element_make_from_uri(

  • gst.URI_SRC,

  • “file:///Sebastian/Droge/please/choke/on/a/bucket/of/cocks”, “”):

global playlist

playlist = PlaylistPlayer(pipeline or “gconfaudiosink”,


return playlist

daniel@bert:~/1/quodlibet-1.x$ svn log -r 4026:4027


r4027 | piman | 2007-04-27 05:17:05 +0200 (Fr, 27 Apr 2007) | 1 line

player.init: Give a fake filename to trick GStreamer 0.10.12’s filesrc.


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