Re: OpenAL Soft to become the Default OpenAL Library
2008/5/9 Andres Mejia <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> I am writing to you all because I want your help in testing packages that
> build and/or run using the new library. The goal of the Debian Games Team is
> to include the OpenAL Soft library in unstable, in time for release with
> Lenny. I have already packaged openal-soft for inclusion in experimental. You
> can download them from mentors.debian.net.
> - dget
Why experimental? Can't it be directly uploaded to sid? Does it
replace openal package or we will have both coexisting during a time?
Do you already have a sponsor for it or do you need one?
> The list of packages that I tested which build and ran fine with no changes
> antigravitaattori (source: antigrav)
> xpilot-ng-client-sdl (source: xpilot-ng)
> xpilot-ng-client-x11 (source: xpilot-ng)
> flightgear (and dependency simgear)
> vegastrike (version in unstable)
> supertux (version in experimental)
> ogreal (only in Debian games team svn)
There are quite a few of them, as soon as the newer library is in the
repository we shall work on that if we want to reach Lenny. For what I
understand, the build dependencies will have to be changed, don't