[Bug 316777] Re: Please remove snes9express from jaunty
jyaku at gmx.net
Tue Jan 13 15:29:31 GMT 2009
** Tags added: needs-packaging
** Description changed:
Binary package hint: snes9express
In the repos many different old versions of snes9x can be found. There
is currently a new version (1.51) available in a Launchpad PPA:
It is actively maintained, which cannot be said from the cruft which is
currently in the Ubuntu repos.
That (semi-official) GTK+ port of Snes9x has even advanced features like
NTSC filters (to have the same look for your games like they did on your
Snes9x and ZSNES are the only advanced SNES emulator that are worth
keeping in the repos. Please clean up the other SNES emulators. Above
all the old Snes9x versions should be removed since they can be
considered partly broken cruft.
1) My version: Ubuntu 8.10
2) snes9express (1.42-5) in intrepid, currently senselessly updated to snes9express 1.42-7ubuntu1 by James Westby for Jaunty
3) A current Snes9x (with GUI) version should be offered in Add/Remove...
- 4) Ancient versions are offered to be installed
+ 4) Old versions of deprecated emulators are offered to be installed
Please remove snes9express from jaunty
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