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Re: [eric@zhevny.com: Re: [Jackit-devel] [Freebob-devel] freebob and Ubuntu 6.10]

On Wed, Apr 11, 2007 at 02:45:25PM +0200, Free Ekanayaka wrote:
> |--==> Eric Dantan Rzewnicki writes:
>   EDR> The problem is fixed in debian experimental. That won't help most users
>   EDR> until lenny gets rolling. Since etch was released on Sunday, a
>   EDR> transition will likely be planned within the next, hmm ... I don't know,
>   EDR> say maybe 1/2 year or so(?) to get all of the jack dependent apps
>   EDR> rebuilt with a sanely named .so dependency.
> The new coming-soon jack package will fix the issue. However it will
> take a while before all jack-dependant packages get rebuild (and as I
> said, a rebuild is not really necessary, as the new jack package is
> backward compatible).
>   EDR> My hope is that we (debian developers and developer-wannabes, like me)
>   EDR> can also provide backports for etch that make this less of a PITA for
>   EDR> users.
> That would be a Very Good Thing! I think it should not be too
> difficult to achieve that, we would probably need to set some
> auto-builders that fetch source packages from sid and rebuild them for
> etch.

Can this be done at backports.org?

-Eric Rz.

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