winegstreamer: Avoid Fedora and openSUSE?

Francois Gouget fgouget at
Sun May 24 06:40:29 CDT 2020

On Sat, 23 May 2020, Rosanne DiMesio wrote:
> About the only thing I ever used winegstreamer for was for embedded 
> videos in Powerpoint and I haven't needed that in awhile, but I just 
> fired up an old Powerpoint with an embedded video that I had used for 
> testing and it is still working in Powerpoint 7 and 10 in Wine 5.9 on 
> openSUSE Leap 15.0.

Is it a 64-bit version of MS Office?
If not I suspect it's not using winegstreamer. Does the video still play 
if you rename winegstreamer.dll to winegstreamer.dll.ignore?

I did that test with an mpeg 1 video embedded in a PowerPoint 2000 
presentation and the video stopped playing when I removed 

Francois Gouget <fgouget at>    
           If it stinks, it's chemistry. If it moves, it's biology.
                  If it does not work, it's computer science.

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