[arch-dev-public] Audio packages

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Mon May 11 03:24:06 EDT 2009

Aaron Griffin wrote:
> On Fri, May 1, 2009 at 5:31 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Do we have a dev here that wants to spend some time with the audio packages?
>>  They have not received much love lately...
>> The jackbeat update requires moving portaudio from [community].  We also
>> have ardour that is quite out-of-date but requires adding several deps to
>> the repos.  I updated jack-audio-connection-kit, but it also needs a rework
>> of is rc.d script to actually make it useful and I have not had time to
>> address yet (if anybody wants to do this contact me for the details).
>> So, what do we do?  Is there a dev who has time and interest to take these
>> over?  Otherwise do we bring someone onboard to maintain these packages or
>> encourage someone in the arch-audio group to become a TU and move them to
>> community?
> Maybe we should pull on a dev specifically interested in audio on
> linux for things like this. Me, I'm happy as long as I can hear it.

Well, it appears we have no takers for the audio related packages so 
maybe bring someone on to do this is a good idea.


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