[arch-dev-public] Audio packages

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Mon May 11 16:18:31 EDT 2009

On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 2:24 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> 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 have ardour that is quite out-of-date but requires adding several deps to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.

Anyone care to right up a draft for a news item? Or do we have anyone in mind?

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