[Pkg-alsa-devel] Snd-hda-tools

David Henningsson david.henningsson at canonical.com
Fri Jul 23 09:12:18 UTC 2010

On 2010-07-22 20:27, Elimar Riesebieter wrote:
> Hi David,
> * David Henningsson [100722 12:52 +0200]:
>> Hi pkg-alsa-devel folks,
>> I just wanted to drop a note that I made a package called snd-hda-tools
>> which packages hda-verb, hda-analyzer, hda-emu and codecgraph.
> What are those binaries useful for?

There is a quite good summary here:

>> At this point it solves my own problems and is usable, but it does not
>> meet Debian's quality standards (basically missing man pages, lintian
>> warnings, etc).
> Does it build on all Debian platforms?

Unknown, and unsure if it even makes sense to try.

> There are no lib dependencies noted in control?

Right, I should perhaps add libc6 to build-depends then?

> Which advantages for $USER !$HACKER

They are mainly for hackers. But then we want to turn more users into
hackers so they can help out, don't we? :-)

>> If Debian is interested in having this package, I'd be willing to work
>> with a DD to fix those issues. If that's the case, let me know.
> That we can do, but we need to know wether it makes sense to provide
> them. It looks like Takashi will provide those maybe in alsa-utils
> or pyalsa in the future?

Could be. Perhaps I should ask him about it.

David Henningsson, Canonical Ltd.

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