EasyTag new version

Vasco Alves vascofalves at gmail.com
Sat Oct 12 13:22:10 UTC 2013


Now that the package is available in Debian sid, I backported it into my
ppa with the backport-package utility from ubuntu-dev-tools.

If anyone wants it, get it here:
https://launchpad.net/~vascofalves/+archive/gnome-backports

Vasco


On 11 October 2013 22:13, Vasco <vascofalves at gmail.com> wrote:

> That's what I was planning on doing, yes. Thanks.  :)
>
> Vasco
>
>
> On 11/10/13 22:11, Jackson Doak wrote:
>
>> You could always install the .deb from debian. It will be in unstable
>> sometime this week and testing in two weeks time.
>>
>> On Sat, Oct 12, 2013 at 8:01 AM, Vasco <vascofalves at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Well, at least that's something. Thanks for letting me know, I would have
>>> never noticed it until it was synced. And sorry if I was too
>>> annoying/insistent.
>>>
>>> Vasco
>>>
>>> On 11/10/13 21:59, Jackson Doak wrote:
>>>
>>>> Please ignore that. It seems eaytag has just been updated and is
>>>> currently in the debian NEW queue, it will be part of ubuntu 14.04 as
>>>> a result.
>>>>
>>>> On Sat, Oct 12, 2013 at 7:48 AM, Jackson Doak <noskcaj at ubuntu.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>    You are probably contacting the wrong people. Ubuntu syncs this from
>>>>> debian, where the multimedia team maintain it. You shoulg contact them
>>>>> at pkg-multimedia-maintainers@**lists.alioth.debian.org<pkg-multimedia-maintainers at lists.alioth.debian.org>, and if you'd
>>>>> like to learn to package, they would probably be willing to help. The
>>>>> package itself is at http://packages.qa.debian.org/**e/easytag.html<http://packages.qa.debian.org/e/easytag.html>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Sat, Oct 12, 2013 at 2:36 AM, Vasco <vascofalves at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> 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...
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Vasco
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 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<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/<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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