[pkg-wine-party] 1.4: Obsolete sound backends, questions

Hilko Bengen bengen at debian.org
Mon May 21 12:05:08 UTC 2012

* Austin English:

> On Sun, May 20, 2012 at 5:26 PM, Michael Gilbert
> <michael.s.gilbert at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, May 20, 2012 at 5:15 PM, Hilko Bengen wrote:
>>> 1. Upstream no longer supports NAS, Esound, Jack, I propose to remove
>>>   the corresponding binary packages.
>> Seems appropriate.
> Yeah, they've been dead since 1.3.25.

Good, that was easy.

>>> 2. oss4-dev is now needed for building the contents of libwine-oss.
>>>   Adding it is an easy fix.
>>> [...]
>> It does no harm to keep it around on linux, and it looks like you're
>> proposing to keep it with the added the oss4-dev build dependency
>> anyway.
> I'd support having it available on Linux as well. In general, Wine's
> alsa support gets more use and tends to be less buggy, but having an
> alternative doesn't hurt :).

Let's do that, then.

>>> 3. Support for GStreamer has been added upstream. What should be done
>>>   about that?
>> Lets add a package to support it.
> Yes. It's non critical, it's used to play e.g., game intro videos by
> native quartz/strnbase.

My test build on linux-i386 shows me that these files are built:


Should those really be split off into a separate package? I see no real
benefit in doing so while splitting them off would certainly require
extra testing.


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