On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 17:01, Alessandro Ghedini <al3x...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 07:59:38PM +0100, Alessandro Ghedini wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I've just adopted the bug #520271 (RFA: ecasound2.2), I think it is a good
>> candidate to get maintained by the Multimedia Team.
>> The main problem I see is that the source package is named 'ecasound2.2'
>> even if the current version is 2.7.0 (2.7.2 if you consider upstream).
>> From the README.Debian:
>>      ecasound2.2 release was a major change from 2.0 series;
>>      and that was the reason for ecasound2.2 package name; we had two
>>      versions to coexist.
>>      For transition purposes Debian source package name still retains
>>      the ecasound2.2 name.
>> I think this may lead to confusion and renaming the source package to just
>> 'ecasound' would make things cleaner and clearer. AFAIK a solution would be
>> to upload the new 'ecasound' and ask for removal for the 'ecasound2.2'.
>> Is this right?
>> Also, there are a lot of problems with the packaging (e.g. 24 lintian
>> warnings, "ancient" packaging and a lot of mess with the generated binary
>> packages) that would probably make easier to re-start packaging from
>> scratch (this would be made easier by replacing 'ecasound2.2' with
>> 'ecasound', see above). What do you think?
>> Cheers
>> P.S. If anyone is interested in helping with this, I'll push everything
>> to git as soon as I finish initial clean-up.
> Does anyone have anything to say?

Please allow for more than two days. Sometimes people are just busy.


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