[pulseaudio-discuss] Release notes draft completed

Arun Raghavan arun at accosted.net
Wed Jan 13 18:48:07 PST 2016

On 14 January 2016 at 00:48, Kamil Rytarowski <n54 at gmx.com> wrote:
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> On 13.01.2016 10:10, Tanu Kaskinen wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I finished the initial draft of the 8.0 release notes:
>> https://wiki.freedesktop.org/www/Software/PulseAudio/Notes/8.0/
>> Is there anything missing or needing changes? Please reply this
>> message or just go ahead and edit the wiki page.
>> Perhaps the NetBSD and/or OS X changes should be mentioned? Kamil
>> and Mihai, how would you summarize the changes you have made? It
>> seems that module-coreaudio-detect wasn't loaded by default in
>> previous versions, and that seems like an important change
>> affecting end users.

Yes, the main change is that our configuration should work
out-of-the-box on OS X.

> I would summarize them as reduced delta between pkgsrc and upstream
> version, pkgsrc is actively used by POSIX-compat systems, notably by
> NetBSD and SunOS.
> There are still two small nits I would like to get for 8.0 (besides
> the SunOS pending patch for OSS audio):
> - - cleanup the accept4/paccept(2)/accept(2) usage,
> - - improve handling of processors not handling quickly 64-bit operations.

We've frozen 8.0, so unless these are really trivial, I'd punt them
for merge after (we can still review and push the patches to our
'next' branch when they're ready, though).

-- Arun

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