post a new release

Lucas Teske lucas at teske.net.br
Sat Mar 5 18:59:03 UTC 2016


Sure! That is good! :D

If you can add me, I will in a few hours have some free time to merge my 
fork changes into it.

Also anyone that have a working fork please send the link to the repos 
so I can check it.

On 05/03/2016 14:47, Joseph Poirier wrote:
> fyi - I just created a librtlsdr organization on github 
> (github.com/librtlsdr <http://github.com/librtlsdr>) and cloned 
> https://github.com/steve-m/librtlsdr to it.
>
> It would be nice to aggregate a list of the most interesting forks and 
> attempt to merge some of the features and/or fixes in, and possibly 
> get this fork tagged as the canonical fork for packages, users, etc. 
> If we can get some sort of a majority approval that is.
>
> I'll be more than happy to add permissions for people and/or pass it 
> off to someone that might have more time than myself to manage.
>
> cheers,
> joe
>
> On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 11:50 PM, A. Maitland Bottoms 
> <bottoms at debian.org <mailto:bottoms at debian.org>> wrote:
>
>     Henk writes:
>      > Oeps, sorry forgot to quote the original post of joseph.
>      >
>      > +1
>      > Hmm in my opinion rtl_sdr is the next best thing since the
>     invention
>      > of canned beer :) since it liberated the airwaves for allot of
>     users.
>      >
>      > Regards,
>      > henk
>      >
>      > On Sun, Feb 28, 2016 at 7:11 PM, Joseph Poirier
>     <jdpoirier at gmail.com <mailto:jdpoirier at gmail.com>> wrote:
>      > > If would be nice to have a newer official release available;
>     installation
>      > > using the package manager on many Linux distros gets a two
>     year old
>      > > librtlsdr that's missing the rtlsdr_set_tuner_bandwidth
>     function (added
>      > > about nine months ago), as well as, other nice updates and fixes.
>      > >
>      > > cheers,
>      > > joe
>
>     Oh yes, Debian Jessie did not release with rtlsdr bandwidth
>     setting code.
>     But, the rtl-sdr currently available in Debian unstable, testing and
>     jessie-backports include current git HEAD code - v0.5.3-12-ge3c03f7.
>     (based upon git://git.osmocom.org/rtl-sdr.git
>     <http://git.osmocom.org/rtl-sdr.git>)
>
>     So, while the Debian source package starts from the v0.5.3 tag, I use
>     the 3.0 (quilt) source format to also include more recent git commits.
>     https://sources.debian.net/src/rtl-sdr/0.5.3-5/debian/patches/
>
>     Ubuntu Wily Werewolf and Xenial Xerus also contain rtl-sdr based on
>     v0.5.3-12-ge3c03f7.
>
>     A release would be good. I'd be happy to reduce the amount of stuff
>     in the debian/ packaging directory - the various man pages could
>     be adopted upstream, as well as the improve-librtlsdr-pc-file and
>     improve-scanning-range-parsing patches.
>
>     And a gpg signed tarball release, or even just a gpg signed tag
>     would be a help in establishing source code integrity. A new release
>     for osmocom might indeed help synchronize the various distributions.
>
>     Thanks for keeping me informed,
>     -Maitland
>
>

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