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Old 09-04-2012, 07:46 PM
Jon Dowland
 
Default libsdl1.2-dev – Nolonger supports Color Ascii Ourput (libcaca) - WHY?!

Please note that you tried to submit a bug but didn't get the syntax right,
so it won't have worked.

On Tue, Sep 04, 2012 at 05:17:06AM -0700, Nzvr Salamon wrote:
> What the fuck? Why did you drop support for libcaca output.

Check the changelog. It reads:

libsdl1.2 (1.2.14-6.3) unstable; urgency=low

* Remove support for libaa (there’s libcaca), libsvga (directfb
supports more architectures) and libesd (pulseaudio does much more).


> You take away.
> Just because you don't like the name of the library.

That's very unlikely, seeing as the author of libcaca is Sam Hocevar, who
is also a Debian developer, and contributed to the SDL packaging as recently
as June 2012. (Again, check the changelog.)


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