Timidity needs to bite the dust
staikos at kde.org
Fri Nov 22 22:38:25 GMT 2002
On Friday November 22 2002 04:18, Neil Stevens wrote:
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> On Thursday November 21, 2002 09:27, George Staikos wrote:
> > I think that Timidity has to go. It has too many severe problems. It
> > doesn't follow KDE standards, the build process is ugly, it uses almost
> > full cpu on my dual athlon to play a single midi file, it is ancient,
> > and it conflicts with modern versions of Timidity++.
> > Can we junk this for 3.1.0 or at least the next release?
> Without it we can't play midi sounds on a lot of systems, though.
> That said, I wouldn't be opposed to asking that the maintainers of kmidi
> and aktion move their code to aRts for the next release.
The idea is that users would use something non-ancient like a recent copy
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