[Mageia-dev] Is libesd needed anymore?

Maarten Vanraes maarten.vanraes at gmail.com
Sat Jan 15 00:18:31 CET 2011

Op vrijdag 14 januari 2011 13:22:54 schreef Colin Guthrie:
> Hi,
> When importing packages, I'm very tempted to not import esound. It's
> only used to compile libesd. Do we really need it?
> I don't think we ship any apps that use only esd, so I don't think
> that's a problem but perhaps some old legacy apps (i.e. games) still
> need it.
> What do people think? It's not really much hassle to support it, but by
> the same token, dead projects have to be buried at some point!
> Col

I don't fully agree, dead projects can stay alive (undead).

however, just don't import it, don't have support for it in gnome. and if 
someone really needs it, he can import it and maintain it if he wants to.

in short, drop it and let someone else figure it out at a later date.

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