Subject: Re: skype is really stale
To: clayton <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 08/22/2007 16:26:15
On Wed, 22 Aug 2007, clayton wrote:

>>      The problem is that we don't have ALSA support in the kernel.  I
>> had previously looked at updating Skype, but got caught by this point,
>> so I was suprised that the update was made.
> Until a comparable open source alternative shows up, I bet I am not the
> only person who considers Skype an essential desktop tool. Being stuck
> at 1.2 won't fly for very long.

 	Maybe people could post a bounty for anyone who implements
 	sufficient ALSA support in the kernel to run the Linux Skype
 	binary. I know I'd put $50 towards it :)

 		David/absolute       -- No hype required --