[pulseaudio-discuss] PA 8.0 -- what happened to soxr- resamplers

Luke Yelavich luke.yelavich at canonical.com
Wed May 11 13:00:51 UTC 2016

On Wed, May 11, 2016 at 04:09:48PM AEST, Matt Feifarek wrote:
> On Tue, May 10, 2016 at 11:47 PM, Luke Yelavich <luke.yelavich at canonical.com
> > wrote:
> > We would have to get libsoxr into Ubuntu's main repository, which requires
> > commitment from Canonical to keep the package up to date, keep an eye on
> > bugs, etc. Given that pulse has to be built against libsoxr and must be
> > available at runtime, and given we already use speex and are happy with the
> > default of speex-float-1, the extra effort of supporting another resampler
> > when its not our default is probably not worth it.
> >
> Ok, makes sense. But for me, it IS in Ubuntu (though universe, not main?):

Yes, and packages in main cannot build depend and use libraries from packages
in universe, again because the main repository is Canonical supported,
and every new package has to be evaluated, leading to what I said earlier.


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