Bug#602050: ITP: supercollider -- A real time audio synthesis programming language

Felipe Sateler fsateler at debian.org
Sun Feb 20 20:59:41 UTC 2011

On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 17:46, Dan S <danstowell+debmm at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2010/10/31 Felipe Sateler <fsateler at debian.org>:
>> Package: wnpp
>> Severity: wishlist
>> Owner: pkg-multimedia-maintainers at lists.alioth.debian.org
>> * Package name    : supercollider
>>  Version         : 3.4
>>  Upstream Author : Lots of people
>> * URL             : http://supercollider.sourceforge.net
>> * License         : mostly GPL, some BSD, CC-BY-SA-3.0
>>  Programming Lang: C++
>>  Description     : A real time audio synthesis programming language
>> SuperCollider is an environment and programming language for real time
>> audio synthesis and algorithmic composition. It provides an interpreted
>> object-oriented language which functions as a network client
>> to a state of the art, realtime sound synthesis server.
> OK, status of the supercollider packaging. Here's what I wrote on 4th
> jan (re a patch to add versioning to the soname):
>> The patch is in, upstream. What's happening right now is we're
>> preparing a 3.4.2 release, which will include this patch. (release
>> candidate files are at
>> <http://sourceforge.net/projects/supercollider/files/Source/3.4.2/>)
>> The neatest thing is to wait for 3.4.2 official release, then import
>> it to the deb-mm repo and tweak the scripts for .so.1. Should be soon!
> Since then, there's been some delay in supercolliderland due to
> debating garbage-collection issues in the development branch. We can
> either wait more, or apply the patch downstream, in which case it
> would I think be ready for others to try? What's the next step once
> we're OK with the packaging?

Since the patch is already applied upstream, and we are likely to wait
a while before 3.4.2 is out, it should be OK to apply the patch
locally to 3.4.1 for now. Please do that, and update the packaging


Felipe Sateler

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