yoshimi && packaging
Jonathan E. Brickman
jeb at joshuacorps.org
Sun Jan 3 13:26:51 UTC 2010
Thanks very much, Eric! Cal is twelve hours or so around the marble
from us; I'm sure we'll both be on pkg-multimedia-maintainers very shortly.
> Hi Cal,
> On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 06:24:01PM +1100, cal wrote:
>> Way back in March there was a tentative probe on LAD soliciting
>> participation in packaging for debian-multimedia. Since then (and
>> prior to) I've been working on getting functional jack audio and midi
>> in ZynAddSubFX. The end result of that effort is a Linux only
>> derivative of Zyn known as Yoshimi<http://yoshimi.sorceforge.net>.
>> While the original Zyn is a truly outstanding little synth, it has long
>> suffered from miserable performance with Jack. With yoshimi I've managed
>> to achieve functional Jack audio and midi, and added Alsa audio out
>> (useful for simple performance and rehearsal, perhaps even busking?).
>> Yoshimi has gained small but enthusiastic following among zynaddsubfx
>> users via LAU, so I figured it might be a worthwhile candidate for a
>> debian-multimedia package. Yoshimi uses a cmake build, so cdbs has
>> proved helpful. I've got it to the point where git-buildpackage is
>> mostly fine, but there's still a few points I need to refine. The main
>> one at the moment is - why doesn't git-buildpackage pick up&& include
>> the man page?
>> Perhaps this might be the place to seek guidance. Hope so.
>> cheers, Cal
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