>>>>> "A" == Andreas Tille <andr...@fam-tille.de> writes:
A> Hi Roland, On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 10:40:18AM +0200, Roland
A> Fehrenbacher wrote: Hi folks, when I tried to fix this bug I
A> realised that new upstream versions are out. I downloaded the
A> latest one and imported it into Git. Since I don't know the
A> software I would like to ask you about your reasons you might
A> have to stick to version 1.4. There are some patches to fix and
A> may be some tests to do which I can't. So may be if I do not
A> hear from you I'd probably only go with the restriction of
A> architectures to amd64/i386 to fix #897239.
>> please restrict again to amd64/i386 for now.
A> OK, so I will do this for the currently available version in
>> I hope I will get around building the new version in time before
>> the next freeze.
A> This would be really nice. At least I'll upload with a working
A> watch file which will remember us that some work needs to be
That's a good idea. Now that the source code is on Github, this has
become feasible (wasn't at the time I originally created it).
>> The big advantage of the newer versions 2.x + is support for
>> GPUs. To support that will be quite a lot of effort though.
A> I can not be of any help here since I have no idea about this
A> program. I'd be very happy if you (or one of the other
A> Uploaders) would take over this effort. It would be a shame if
A> we would ship outdated software with Buster.
Agreed. I'll try hard to get this in ...
>> Given that we'll have to build against the non-free nvidia stuff
>> for GPU support, will this require the package to move to
>> non-free as well (at least the GPU variants)?
A> Packages with free softeare depending from packages in non-free
A> need to go to contrib. It would be great if those parts that do
A> not need the non-free components could stay in main, thought.
Good, thanks for the pointer. Will make sure that the free stuff stays
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