[Abcde-users] 2.6.1 soon?

andrew andrew.david.strong at gmail.com
Fri May 29 04:46:55 BST 2015

On Fri, May 08, 2015 at 01:27:15PM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:

> Yes, we're well overdue I think. :-)

I have pretty much done all that is in my powers to prepare for the

 * Altered the docs to reflect a release of 2.7 (rather than 2.6.1)
 * Fixed as many bugs as I can
 * Published a beginning effort on getalbumart:
   with a little more work to do here...
 * Cleaned up the general wiki page:
   with a commitment to adding in the 2.7 release information
 * Exhaustively tested all of the new features for abcde, especially
 * the mp3 tagging fixes, addition of fdkaac, wavpack and ape encoding
 * etc. Tested the revived USEPIPES function, the new libcdio cd-paranoia
 * ripper, the altered mungefilename function, even the revived old
 * encoders l3enc and mp3enc have been well tested.

What I have not touched is the Debian packaging material as I do not
run Debian and have only a very small knowledge of the black art of
Debian packages :). It is all so much easier under Slackware btw...

For 2.7.1 I am hoping to add in support for True Audio encoding with
ttaenc, tagging by Mutagen's mid3v2 but this will wait until after the

Looking forward to the release!

You think that's air you're breathing now?

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