Re: [ecasound] ecasound 2.0 and beyond

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Subject: Re: [ecasound] ecasound 2.0 and beyond
From: Marco Ciampa (
Date: Tue Feb 27 2001 - 19:08:25 EET

Kai Vehmanen wrote:
> Now that ecasound has a cleaner MIDI-subsystem implementation (although
> with not that many features/services), I don't see a reason for a separate
> 1.10 release. In other words, I'd like to get ecasound 2.0, the next
> stable release, out in a few weeks. The initial timetable is...
> 01.03.2001 ecasound feature freeze
> xx.03.2001 silent ecasound 2.0 release for packagers a few days ahead of
> the public announcement
> xx.03.2001 ecasound 2.0 release
> xx.03.2001 qtecasound 0.2.0 and ecawave 0.4.0 stable releases that are
> based on the new ecasound
> xx.04.2001 ecasound 2.1dev1 released (... and development continues)
> Now the important thing here is freezing the library interfaces. This
> means that you can develop ECI and "native" (like qtecasound and ecawave)
> applications based on ecasound 2.0.x. All 2.0.x releases will be both
> source and binary compatible.
> Another thing is how stable the 2.0 release will be. As I don't have any
> extra time to spend on testing, I wouldn't be suprised if 2.0 turned out
> to have serious bugs. But this is not really that big of a problem, we'll
> just release 2.0.1 and all is well. ;)
> Of course, if you've encountered a problem/bug in ecasound, now is a very
> good time to report it! A short known-bugs list is at
> ...
> Btw; It's likely that I won't make a separate CVS-branch for the stable
> tree, but instead, have a local stable tree (for possible 2.0.1, 2.0.2,
> etc releases).
> ... comments, suggestions?
and when for the 1.9dev3 (please of course :)

many thanks

Have the courage to take your own thoughts seriously, for they will
you. -- Albert Einstein  

Marco Ciampa Open IT S.r.l | ciampix AT | openit AT

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