Helping with LAME Packaging

Rogério Brito rbrito at
Wed May 11 02:14:22 UTC 2011

Hi, Andres.

On May 07 2011, Andres Mejia wrote:
> On Sat, May 7, 2011 at 12:07 PM, Alessio Treglia <alessio at> wrote:
> > Added, welcome aboard!

Thanks for the warm reception, everybody!

> BTW Rogério, I sent another patch to lame-dev. I believe that would be
> the last change that I know of which should be pushed to lame's cvs.

Can you send me it here? I guess that I won't have problems with SF's
mailing lists eating attachments. :-)

> All other changes for the Debian packages are Debian specific.

Depending on what we have, I would be glad to integrate them in a sane
manner that would make people keeping the tarball buildable on Debian-based

> I'll hold off on packaging a cvs snapshot of lame and instead wait for
> a new release.

Robert is planning to move LAME to a beta phase and, then, of course, to a
releaseable version.

BTW, regarding LAME, since a good amount of the active developers prefer to
use CVS, while I like git (the little that I know of git), I maintain a very
outdated, half-broken, and unofficial mirror of LAME here:

I would like to start over the right way and, perhaps, it would be a good
idea to keep it under the pkg-multimedia-maintainers umbrella. What do you
guys think of that?


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