[arch-dev-public] moving stuff into extra
damir.perisa at solnet.ch
Wed Jan 2 18:37:25 EST 2008
Wednesday 02 January 2008, Varun Acharya wrote:
| I'd like to bring the following packages into extra in the near
| future and maintain them.. Please let me know if you have any
| - smplayer / smplayer-themes - qt4 based frontend for mplayer
| <will move to testing first, of course)
| - transmission - nice simple bittorrent client
| - miro - very actively developed web tv viewer
| - gspcav1 - webcam kernel module for many webcams out there.
| - dvdbackup - only tool which seems to be able to copy exact
| uncompressed dvd structure without hassles
| - showimg - very nice qt based image viewer, great for fullscreen
| slideshows with mouse wheel control
all your listened pkgs make a good picture. besides miro that i don't
know, i support your decision. go for it.
| FYI, all these packages are in community now, and have received
| quite a good number of votes.
| A question about 'pulseaudio' ... the trend seems to be some major
| distributions (Fedora and Ubuntu) are adopting pulseaudio as
| default sound server, any idea why? Its in community right now
| too. Is anyone using this as their sound server right now? Can you
| share your experiences with it ? If it is clearly superior to the
| alternatives, then it should be in extra too. If its still in its
| infancy, then let it remain in community. I'll test it too and get
isn't pulse a replacement for esd? i think it should be in extra, yes.
there is a request for mpd to be compiled with pulseaudio enabled:
if you move it, let me know so that i can make mpd support it.
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