audacity package review

Jaromír Mikeš mira.mikes at
Sun Nov 19 16:02:54 UTC 2017

2017-11-08 10:15 GMT+01:00 Jaromír Mikeš <mira.mikes at>:

> Hi,
> I am now quite happy with state of Audacity package, but there are still
> couple of things on which I would like to hear some opinions.
> 1) Audacity builds now only against modified in-tree portaudio ... I
> discussed that on audacity list and it should be fixed in future.
> Is that stopper for uploading audacity?
> 2) Similar story with sbsms ... difference is that this changes in in-tree
> sbsms has been made by original upstream author of sbsms,
> but for some reason never released new sbsms.
> Is this stopper for uploading?
> Maybe we can ask later audacity devs to maintain sbsms in separate repo
> and encourage sbsms maintainer to switch to this source.
> 3) Audacity has a lot of bugs filled (69)... most of them are upstream
> Is there some reason able way how to deal with upstream bugs?
> I believe that big number of them is fixed after two releases.
> Maybe we could also encourage users to use Audacity bug tracker rather.
> Maybe this can be done by debian/bug-presubj file similar like
> git-buildpackage package does it. (Assuming that most people using
> Reportbug tool)
> d656cbd066fdc39aa74c1e4a8e13d31f25c15f2c

​ping ;)

Somebody for reviewing Audacity? ;) ... this package is shamefully outdated

best regards

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