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Re: Considerations for 'xmms' removal from Debian

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

> Yes, we are indeed aware of your bug, however, after inquiring with the people
> responsible for the ALSA plugin, the conclusion we presently have is that we are
> unable to reproduce it, so it will take some time before we can come up with a
> patch for 1.3 in Debian or even perhaps a release which resolves the issue. But
> don't worry, since your bug is indeed valid, it will be fixed in
> audacious-plugins-1.3.6; even if I have to do it myself.

I think you need at least an Intel HDA card to reproduce that problem,
as it's probably the driver that presents something weird to the
lib. Might even need a MacBook with the same setup :|

I'll see on another machine if the ALSA plugin behaves better.

> I presently do not use ALSA, so I cannot help much there at the moment. If you

Still using OSS ? :)

> are interested in fixing this, please hang around our IRC channel at
> irc.atheme.org #audacious, and ask to talk to either Chainsaw or giacomo, who

I'll try to take a closer look at the problem if I can find some time
to do so.

> jointly maintain the plugin. Be sure to identify yourself and note that I
> specifically sent you there, because some of our inhabitants who will for the
> interest of transparency, remain nameless at this time are capable of being very
> rude and abusive -- and would likely be more pleasant if they knew that someone
> high up in the project directly requested your presence for debugging.

Can't be worse than -devel ;)


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