[aur-general] Package from official repos build from git, instead of official upstream release - Was: TU Application - Dustin Falgout

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Wed Mar 2 12:06:58 UTC 2016

On Wed, 2 Mar 2016 12:28:58 +0100, Levente Polyak wrote:
>> The simplest way to make these "static" if you want to import them
>> into [community] is to pin the git source using #commit=1234567.
>Also in that case, only if you have a sane reason to not stick to the
>upstream released versions. If there is no real reason one should
>follow the upstream released version so the commit hash should not be
>arbitrary but the one of the release.
>In general we want to follow upstream releases.

Would this [A] be a reason to provide an official package from git?
If so, I'll report a request to build jack2 from git.


Begin forwarded message:

Date: Sat, 27 Feb 2016 20:01:05 +0100
From: Ralf Mardorf
To: LAU <linux-audio-user at lists.linuxaudio.org>
Subject: jack2 package for Arch Linux, to get rid of the freewheeling

The information is from:

 Date:    Wed, 24 Feb 2016 00:38:22 +0100
 From:    Robin Gareus
 To:      ardour-users at lists.ardour.org
 Subject: Re: [Ardour-Users] Export hangs after script executing


 1.9.11 (actually git: 1.9.10-g1ed50c92) is known to be good WRT to this
 freewheeling bug.


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