[arch-dev-public] Moving jackbeat to [community]?

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Mon Nov 16 17:54:46 EST 2009

Andrea Scarpino wrote:
> Hi,
> I am updating jackbeat, which is orphan, in [extra] and the last
> release (0.7.2) needs portaudio from [community]. Still, jackbeat
> provides pulseaudio support if it is built with; pulseaudio is in
> [community].
> This package is orphan, so I think is not a good solution if I update
> it and add another orphan package into [extra]. But I can update and
> move it to [community] or AUR (pkgstats says 4.47%).
> Maybe some TUs is interested.
> Opinions?

There is another option...  many packages in [extra] have/had requests 
opened in the bug-tracker asking for their pulseaudio backend to be 
added.  Maybe it is time those packages moved to [extra].


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