The future of backporting

Gregory Boehnlein damin at
Fri Jan 9 00:28:42 GMT 2009

> Dear all,
> I have joined the Studio -dev team in the hope that I will eventually
> become a dedicated backporter of core Ubuntu Studio applications. If
> all goes well, I will make sure that the latest upstream releases of
> these applications are packaged for the current development branch of
> Ubuntu, and that some of them are backported to the released and
> supported branches (namely hardy and intrepid at the moment).
> On our next meeting, one of the topics will be precisely this: Which
> applications are most important to have backported.
> With this email, I would like to ask the community for your input.
> Which packages matter? Which packages would you like to see
> backported? Which packages do you *need* to see backported? Are there
> any packages that you altogether miss from the archives? Is there
> anything else you'd like to comment on related to packaging?
> Please reply as soon as you can.

I'll put a vote in for the latest Ardour, Jack and Alsa drivers!

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