Bug#717855: xmp: please update to xmp 4.x and libxmp
Control: clone -1 -2
Control: reassign -2 wnpp
Control: retitle -2 RFP: libxmp -- backend library for the Extended Module Player
Control: block -1 by -2
* Package name : libxmp
Version : 4.1.5
Upstream Author : Claudio Matsuoka and Hipolito Carraro Jr
* URL or Web page : http://xmp.sourceforge.net/
* License : LGPL
Description : backend library for the Extended Module Player
> XMP has been rewritten and now supports a much greater range of formats
> and archive methods, including lzh and lha archives from the Amiga.
> Please consider updating xmp and related packages to the new upstream
> versions. They are still available at xmp.sourceforge.net.
xmp seems to have been split up. The xmp frontend now requires the
libxmp library which needs to be packaged seperately first. Hence
cloning this bug-report into an RFP.
The Debian QA team likely won't package new software just to continue
packaging an orphaned package.
But since someone intents to adopt xmp, I suspect libxmp will find
someone to package it, too. See http://bugs.debian.org/691840 for the
xmp adoption intention.
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