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Re: Considerations for 'xmms' removal from Debian

William Pitcock <nenolod@sacredspiral.co.uk> wrote:

>> As you don't seem to have understood at all, none of the xmms
>> alternatives are up to par with xmms, with many of them having
>> usability or stability problems.
> Please stop blaming the faults and defects of your packaging process on upstream
> developers. Audacious 1.3 is perfectly capable of replacing XMMS, and has done
> so in many other distributions already.
> Moreover, Adam Cecile has tried to get 1.3 into both Etch and now Lenny, and has
> so far been met with trouble doing so. You want your fixes? Guess what -- they
> are in 1.3. Perhaps all that is needed is for Audacious in Debian testing to
> actually reflect the current offering of upstream.

[07-08-12 - 11:52:13] julien@sonic(pts/2 300):~% dpkg -l audacious
| Status=Not/Installed/Config-files/Unpacked/Failed-config/Half-installed
|/ Err?=(none)/Hold/Reinst-required/X=both-problems (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name           Version        Description
ii  audacious      1.3.2-4        Small and fast audio player which supports l

I propose you STFU and go fix your bugs.


 Julien BLACHE - Debian & GNU/Linux Developer - <jblache@debian.org> 
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