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Bug#717855: xmp: please update to xmp 4.x and libxmp

retitle 717879 ITP: libxmp -- backend library for the Extended Module Player
owner 717879 !


On Fri, 26 Jul 2013 01:27:46 +0200, Axel Beckert <abe@debian.org> wrote:
> Jonathan wrote:
> > 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.

Indeed, I'm packaging libxmp to go along with the new version of xmp. I'm
currently waiting on some licence clarification from upstream.



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