reflum,

On Fri, 2011-02-11 at 11:43 +0100, Paul Menzel wrote:
> Dear Debian folks,
> 
> 
> upgrading to DebPkg:cmus 2.3.3-4 installed DebPkg:libroar1 as a
> dependency [1]
> 
>       * Add RoarOutput plugin (Closes: #609202), thanks to
>               Philipp Schafft <l...@lion.leolix.org> for the patch.
> 
> which in turn pulled in DebPkg:libdnet.
> 
>       $ apt-cache rdepends libdnet
>       libdnet
>       Reverse Depends:
>  [...]

I don't understand what libdnet has to do with the actuall report.
Please clarify this a bit for me.


> I already have DebPkg:pulseaudio installed, so I guess I do not need a
> second sound server. (If I understood something incorrectly about the
> purpose of PulseAudio and RoarAudio please tell me and close the
> report.)

I have just checked the package dependecys. libroar* does not depend on
any sound server but recommends virtual package roaraudio-server.
So you can have it installed without such an additional server.


> To avoid that dependency could you please package the RoarAudio plugin
> separately in for example DebPkg:cmus-plugin-roaraudio.

I use roard (package: roaraudio) instlled. I do not like to have any
dependecy on *pulse* packages. See? It is exacktly the other way around
here.

So if cmus does have plugin in a new plugin package pulseaudio support
(and maybe other) should be moved into a seperate package as well.

> I am putting Philipp in CC because he is the author of the patch.

Thanks. :)


-- 
Philipp.
 (Rah of PH2)

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