sox package adoption

IOhannes m zmölnig (Debian/GNU) umlaeute at
Mon Nov 6 09:23:30 UTC 2017

On 2017-11-05 22:28, Jaromír Mikeš wrote:
> I would appreciate ​if someone would fine time to review sox package now.
> There are couple of concerns ...

i haven't had time to look at the packaging, but:

> 1) should package ship static lib*.a files?

yes (in the -dev package).
Debian is not only for end-users, but also for developers who might like
to statically link.

> 2) Is really needed so many packages?

why not?
the biggest problem with many binary packages is getting them through NEW.
after that, i consider it a (great!) service to the user to be able to
strip down dependencies to a minimum, depending on their needs.


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