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Re: awesfx missing - can't load soundfonts



On Monday 22 December 2008, Thierry wrote:
>Alan Cox a écrit :
>>> If Ubuntu can continue to provide the awesfx package on their latest
>>> release (Intrepid Ibex 8.10), it is a bit puzzling why Fedora have
>>> decided to remove it, when so many folks (Gene included), are still using
>>> audigy (emu10k1) soundcards, which are well supported by Alsa.
>>>
>>> Just some comments from a Fedora user.
>>
>> If you have the hardware and you think awesfx is needed on Fedora then
>> one option is to become a package maintainer and maintain that package.
>>
>> Alan
>
>Nigel and Gene,
>
>should we take this convo off line and take over maintenance. I don't
>know how to do it but willing to step in and help, do whatever it takes.
>
>cheers
>
>Thierry

Be my guest Thierry, and with my thanks.

There might have been a time when I might have tackled it as I have walked 
around in and emitted some C code when I was in my early 60's, but that was 
both on simpler hardware, and something over a decade ago now, and what I see 
being called C today bears little resemblence to the simplistic K&R I cut my 
teeth on 20+ years ago.

-- 
Cheers, Gene
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 soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
-Ed Howdershelt (Author)
An exotic journey in downtown Newark is in your future.


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