Attn Packagers: Dependency addition for XAudio2 support

Andrew Eikum aeikum at
Wed Feb 27 07:29:28 CST 2019

On Tue, Feb 26, 2019 at 09:59:25AM -0600, Rosanne DiMesio wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Feb 2019 00:58:01 +0000 Alistair Leslie-Hughes <leslie_alistair at> wrote:
> > However, FAudio doesn't appear to be in any standard repository (debian, redhat).
> > So, without any official repositories for the faudio package(s), xaudio is
> > going to be disabled by default for all new wine packages.
> > 
> Yes. The OBS builds against the standard and update repositories for
> Fedora, Debian, and Ubuntu, plus universe for Ubuntu. If Faudio is now
> a build dependency, the WineHQ packages will not have Xaudio support
> until the distros supply whatever packages are needed.
> > Is winehq going to host faudio packages for the various distro?
> > 
> I have no intention of getting into the business of building Wine's
> dependencies in addition to the WineHQ packages. If someone else wants
> to take that on, I'm happy to cooperate.

This is going to be a major regression for anyone using the winehq
builds for gaming. Do we have a Debian/Ubuntu/Fedora user who is
interested in stepping up to build FAudio in winehq's OBS, and working
with Rosanne to modify the Wine build process to use it?


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