Subject: Re: audio/cmp3 upgrade
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Rui-Xiang Guo <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/20/2005 22:53:52

On Thu, Jan 20, 2005 at 11:14:47AM +0100, Martin Husemann wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 20, 2005 at 06:06:14PM +0800, Rui-Xiang Guo wrote:
> > I intend to upgrade the cmp3 to 2.0pre6 and I have some idea about this:
> > 1. Is it worth to keep the NetBSD native audio API support? Remove it will
> >    reduce the patches.
> You must be fishing for bricks here ;-)
> Please (a) keep the support and (b) feed it back to the author after the
> updated pkg works.

I just think the -lossaudio is good enough and most of audio applications
are also fine with that.

> > 2. The new feature of 2.0pre6 only is ogg support, so do we need to split
> >    it into cmp3 & cmp3-ogg?
> There isn't any patent issue with ogg, why bother splitting?

Hmm, maybe someone just want to install mpg123 for listening to mp3 music.
Well, if the patch of the ogg support is merged into future release, it will be
vary hard to split it... ;)