FFe request for audacity

Benjamin Drung bdrung at ubuntu.com
Tue Sep 1 10:01:40 BST 2009

Am Montag, den 31.08.2009, 21:20 -0700 schrieb Eric Hedekar:
> Well, seeing as it's been a week since the above stated 1.3.9 release
> date and the Audacity website still only has 1.3.8 available, it's
> hard to trust the claims of the timeline (though it should be out any
> day now).

They delayed the release because of the Google Summer of Code. The cvs
tree was tagged on 2009-08-29. Source tarballs are available [1]. I have
already prepared the package for Debian [2].

> Furthermore, upon browsing the Audacity-devel mailing list archives, a
> couple items are very clear: 
>     1) The devs are NOT concerned about the Ubuntu release date,
> however they ARE concerned about the Windows 7 release date and their
> version 1.3.8 not working so well with it.[1]
>     2) New features ARE being added for the coming releases, these are
> not merely bug-fix releases in preparation for a stable release,
> though substantial bug fixing is being done.
> I do believe it would be good to have an FFE for Audacity, however, I
> don't think we should hold our breath for a 1.4 or 2.0 release.  I
> would support a FFE for 1.3.10 at the latest.
> -Eric Hedekar
> -- 
> [1]:
> <https://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_name=1251160665.1190.95.camel%40deep-thought&forum_name=audacity-devel>

[1] http://code.google.com/p/audacity/downloads/list
[2] http://git.debian.org/?p=pkg-multimedia/audacity.git;a=summary
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