[arch-general] Removing padevchooser and paman
ngoonee at gmail.com
Fri May 7 23:27:11 EDT 2010
On Fri, 2010-05-07 at 20:54 -0500, Daniel J Griffiths (Ghost1227) wrote:
> On 05/08/10 at 02:23am, Jan Steffens wrote:
> > I would like to remove these two packages from community and move them to
> > unsupported (AUR). Both are marked as obsolete by upstream and weren't
> > updated since 2007.
> > padevchooser is a notification area app that allows choosing default sinks
> > and sources, as well as starting some other PulseAudio applications. It has
> > been obsoleted by pavucontrol, which also allows much finer control over
> > sink and source usage.
> > paman is a diagnostic tool that provides information similar to "pacmd
> > list", as well as allowing control of stream volumes (provided by
> > pavucontrol) and playing samples from the cache (pacmd play-sample).
> > Your thoughts?
> > 1: http://pulseaudio.org/wiki/PerfectSetup
> They certainly look like candidates for removal. Good job jumping on the
> PA packages, I'm glad to be rid of them ;)
Ghost, you use PA?
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