Heads up, gcdmaster no longer available in Oneiric.

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Fri Jun 10 13:06:33 UTC 2011

On Fri, 2011-06-10 at 08:14 -0400, Cory Kontros wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 8:05 AM, Janne Jokitalo <astraljava at kapsi.fi> wrote:
> > On Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 07:54:06AM -0400, Cory Kontros wrote:
> >> On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 7:34 PM, Luke Yelavich <themuso at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> >> > Hi folks,
> > <snip>
> >> > If you want gcdmaster, then someone needs to step up and 1) maintain it, and
> >> > 2) port it away from legacy GNOME libs.
> >>
> >> Should we at least start a new effort? "GTKCDmaster"? Maybe we start a
> >> project to make a replacement app? Start off by going through its UI
> >> noting what works/doesnt. I'm sure we can get a good plan going. We'd
> >> just need a coder.
> >>
> >> Thoughts?
> >
> > My initial thought was to try and port it away from the legacy libs. I could
> > have a look over the weekend and see how big of a job it would be.
> >
> > If that looks as it wouldn't make any sense, then I'm also in favor of starting
> > a replacement. I just would probably do it in Qt, if it was all up to me.
> > Sharing the effort with others could persuade me to use other techs, of course.
> >
> INSERTNEWPROJECTNAMEHERE-gtk and *-qt I would be down for. If only 1
> version could be done, I'd lean GTK as most of our tools are.
> Really, I feel if we have someone to head the project (if it comes to
> a new thing and not updating) that getting a solid plan with features
> and a roadmap up for folks to see would be a big help to finding good
> coders. People like to see plans. :)
> -- 
> -Cory K.

Do you keep in mind, that a lot of Linux audio users migrate from distro
to distro, regarding to what at the moment fit best to their needs?

I never used this app, but people who are accustomed to it, might prefer
it for their work-flow.

Don't make it harder for people to migrate to Ubuntu Studio.

2 Cents,


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