On 2018-04-08 12:56, Jackson Isaac wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 8, 2018 at 3:33 PM, Jackson Isaac <ijack...@macports.org> wrote:
>> I did find one at "https://github.com/mecke/aacgain"; but I was not so
>> sure if they both are by same author since 'alvarez' was mentioned at
>> http://aacgain.altosdesign.com and on github it was 'mecke'. Also the
>> commit log didn't help much either.
>>
>> Looking at the README, it looks like this might possibly be the 1.9 version.
>>
>> I would like to know what to do in such a scenario. Should I go
>> forward with the github version ?

It looks like someone just took some source snapshot (maybe from
upstream CVS), imported it into a Git repository, and pushed it to
GitHub. There is no history attached to it, so it could also contain
other modifications.

Definitely not a maintained version, so it should not be used.

> Github version is just code files and does not contain files for Unix
> build which was part of the tarball created
> by Alvarez.
> 
> Digging into the issue I came across a very old ticket for aacgain
> reported by Ryan at https://trac.macports.org/ticket/25942.
> 
> Looks like someone had created the tarball for 1.9 and hosted it one
> their own website since 'Alvarez' didn't create the
> official 1.9 tarball yet. But the port was never updated.

Option a: Leave it at version 1.8

Option b: Update to a "CVS" snapshot

The repository was converted to git, the tag would be R1_9:
https://sourceforge.net/p/mp3gain/code/ci/R1_9/tree/

Rainer

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