OpenAL and SndFile as hard dependency for Granatier

Raphael Kubo da Costa kubito at
Mon May 16 14:10:18 CEST 2011

Ian Wadham < at> writes:

> On Friday 13 May 2011 3:17:22 pm Raphael Kubo da Costa wrote:
>> No, it's not a public mailing list:
>> You can send a mail
>> to it and wait for it to be approved by an admin, though.
> I wrote to that list 3 days ago and got an "awaits moderator approval"
> message, as expected.  Since then nothing.
> Time is running on, so I have decided to go ahead with the hard dependency
> of KGoldrunner on OpenAL and SndFile after all.  I have committed a change
> whereby KGoldrunner can not compile and build if OpenAL and SndFile are
> missing, together with improved macro_log_feature messages for packagers
> and distros.  I expect, however, that OpenAL and SndFile will be found to be
> widely available across platforms.
> I guess a deciding factor for me was that games are good ambassadors for
> KDE (even Gnome users play them) and I wanted KGoldrunner to be sounding
> its best in this release.

I can confirm the mail to kde-packager was properly approved, so I guess
the lack of response just means there is not much to worry about :)

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