Subject: Re: audio/cmp3 upgrade
To: Rui-Xiang Guo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Quentin Garnier <email@example.com>
Date: 01/20/2005 16:06:29
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On Thu, Jan 20, 2005 at 10:53:52PM +0800, Rui-Xiang Guo wrote:
> 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 th=
> > > 1. Is it worth to keep the NetBSD native audio API support? Remove it=
> > > 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.
Don't forget it requires a kernel option to work properly. And you probably
won't convince much people that the NetBSD audio API should be abandoned.
> > > 2. The new feature of 2.0pre6 only is ogg support, so do we need to s=
> > > 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 w=
> vary hard to split it... ;)
It makes perfect sense that an application is able to read both. Of course,
it add to the dependency list, but IMO it's worth it.
Quentin Garnier - firstname.lastname@example.org - cube@NetBSD.org
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