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Subject: Re: FS#8806 - MikMod MOD, S3M, IT, XM player

Re: FS#8806 - MikMod MOD, S3M, IT, XM player

From: Robert Menes <>
Date: Thu, 4 Nov 2010 09:53:37 -0400

On Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 9:43 AM, Frank Gevaerts <> wrote:
> Hi,
> Are there fundamental reasons not to commit FS#8806? I know that ideally
> we want all sound formats to play via a codec and not a plugin, but the
> way I understand these tracker formats, the codec buffer size would
> really limit the usefulness of such a thing.
> This patch has been on flyspray for ages. It would be nice to finally
> be able to accept it.

Regarding FS##8806, I've used both the codec and plugin versions of the patch
for about a year on various targets. Both versions of the patch
perform very well on
all targets I've used them on, and play everything I could throw at them.

If anything, give both versions a final test and sync them against the
latest SVN, and
if everything looks good, commit! I personally would like to see the
codec version of the
patch accepted, but I have no qualms about the plugin version, either.

Just my $0.02.

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Received on 2010-11-04

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