[Abcde-users] How to Contribute?

Steve McIntyre steve at einval.com
Thu Mar 28 13:15:27 GMT 2024

On Thu, Mar 28, 2024 at 08:32:31AM -0400, Anthony Carrico wrote:
>On 3/27/24 22:55, Chris Ruddy wrote:
>> Hi, I just started using abcde to rip my CD collection to flac and have
>> been quite happy with it. I'd like to contribute improvements and bug
>> fixes. How do I do that?
>> My first bug fix is to fix the bug in abcde-musicbrainz-tool that
>> prevents it from working when the CD only has one track. ...
>This is already fixed here:
>  https://github.com/glanois/abcde/pull/4
>So you may want to use that fork.
>I agree that it would be nice to get the current fixes upstream, but seems to
>be offline currently:
>  https://git.einval.com/git/abcde.git


is working just fine, and that's the only published URL IIRC? The
other URL has never been a thing before, but I've just added a
redirect now.

>It would be nice to get the fix(es) into distributions. This one references
>the fork:
>  https://github.com/NixOS/nixpkgs/pull/278150
>README says:
>  Steve McIntyre <93sam at debian.org>
>  Andrew Strong <andrew.david.strong at gmail.com>
>  abcde was originally created by Robert Woodcock <rcw at debian.org>
>I've Cc the two maintainers, to see if they are still active.
>At least this list seems to be working!

Apologies, life's been really busy. Yes, we're well overdue a new
release to roll up some of the bugfixes.

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve at einval.com
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