EasyTag new version

Vasco vascofalves at gmail.com
Fri Oct 11 15:36:06 UTC 2013

Is there really no interest in doing anything about it? There aren't any 
rdepends and it doesn't need anything that is not in saucy already to 
work... I don't know anything about packaging, or I would put it into a 
ppa myself, but as it is, I'm kind of stuck...


On 06/10/13 15:39, Vasco wrote:
> There has been a new version of EasyTag out since February 2013. There 
> is an outstanding bug in both Ubuntu and Debian (Ubuntu one here 
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/easytag/+bug/1198450) about 
> this, but no action has been taken on either side. Source found here 
> http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/easytag/2.1/ .
> So, I finally bit the bullet and tried compiling it in saucy. It 
> worked, after I applied a somewhat hackish patch to remove strict 
> checking for declaration-after-statement errors (patch attached), and 
> installed intltool, which is a new build-dep.  After that it compiled, 
> and worked as far as I could tell.  I didn't perform extensive testing 
> though.
> Of the patches in debian/patches, 
> fix_segfault_loading_tags_from_txt.patch and fix-out-of-bound.patch 
> have been applied upstream, taglib.patch is no longer needed as what 
> it did was make EasyTag use taglib instead of libmp4v2. Upstream is 
> now using taglib as well.
> So yeah, it works. Please upload it to the archive.
> Vasco

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