[FFe] Banshee 2.5.0 ... 2.6.0

Bug #1041245 reported by Chow Loong Jin on 2012-08-24
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Bug Description

It looks like the Feature Freeze kicked in for Quantal before I could get the
first beta of Banshee (2.5.0; released a couple of days back) in. Currently,
what we have in Quantal is 2.4.1, which is probably going to be the last release
in the 2.4.x series. This is not going to be supported once 2.6.0 gets released
though, and that's projected to happen before Quantal's release.

In light of that, I would like to request a feature freeze exception for
Banshee's 2.5.x series leading up to 2.6.0.

The NEWS entry since 2.4.1 is:
===============================================================================
Banshee 2.5.0 - 2012-08-22
===============================================================================

    Banshee 2.5.0 is the first release in the 2.5 development series leading up
    to 2.6, scheduled for October 2012.

    New Features:

      * Lots of improvement on OS X:

            * Hardware support for USB mass storage devices.
            * Handle opening files directly in Finder.
            * Use native file chooser dialogs for importing files.
            * Improve keyboard shortcuts.
            * Fix various volume issues and inconsistencies.
            * Switch to gtk-mac-integration and move to cocoa API.
            * Add debug and logging facility to OS X launcher.

      * LastFM: Add device scrobbling support

            Enable Last.fm scrobbling of recent plays from a connected device.
            Currently only available on devices supported by the AppleDevice
            extension.

      * File management options are now specific to each source

            The "Copy files when importing" and "Update file and folder names"
            can now be set independently for Music and Videos.

    Enhancements:

      * LargeTrackInfoDisplay: Display track rating in "Now Playing" view
      * MassStorage: Support the Samsung Galaxy Nexus Android phone
      * Re-enable the AAC audio profile
      * ThickClient: Append 'Banshee' to window title
      * MassStorage: Support reading playlists from multiple folders
      * Last.fm: Switch to 2.0 API for scrobbling and improve error handling
      * LastFM: Remove invalid tracks from the queue after a scrobbling error
      * Mpris: Add CanSetFullscreen and Fullscreen properties
      * Replace custom volume widget with gtk's VolumeButton

    Notable Bugs Fixed (59 fixed since 2.4.0):

      * Migo.Syndication: Handle feeds with malformed enclosure URLs
      * bgo#577396: AppleDeviceTrackInfo: Fix reading and writing rating values
      * bgo#587756: MassStorage: Save playlists relative to BaseDirectory
      * bgo#615219: Don't increment skip counter when restarting current track
      * bgo#626659: ServiceManager: check properly if a service is required
      * bgo#634063: FileSystemQueueSource: Reload when tracks are imported
      * bgo#634758: PlaylistSource: Make sure the right tracks are removed
      * bgo#657769: PrimarySource: Make sure AddTrackJob is marked as finished
      * bgo#662909: PlaylistParser: Retry HTTP request after timeout
      * bgo#666696: DapSource: Flush pending changes when quitting
      * bgo#671948: DapSource: Put the playlists below the default sources
      * bgo#672744: UPnPServerSource: Fix crash when getting the root object
      * bgo#673037: libossifer: Fix certificate validation with libsoup 2.38
      * bgo#673416: DbIteratorJob: Abort job after several consecutive failures
      * bgo#676144: PlayQueueSource: Fix high memory usage when shuffling
      * bgo#677288: PrimarySource: Fix pruning of artists from the database
      * bgo#679260: AppleDevice: Fix a crash when deleting invalid tracks
      * bgo#680679: PlayerEngine: Fix reporting of playback errors

===============================================================================
SOURCES / PACKAGES
===============================================================================

Sources
-------

    * Banshee 2.5.0 Tarballs:
      http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/banshee/2.5/banshee-2.5.0.tar.xz
      http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/banshee/2.5/banshee-2.5.0.sha256sum

Packages
--------

    Download and installation information is available here:

    * http://banshee.fm/download/

    Binaries:

        Linux http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/binaries/linux/banshee/
      Windows http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/binaries/win32/banshee/
         OS X http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/binaries/mac/banshee/

===============================================================================
REPORT BUGS - HELP THE PROJECT - GROW THE COMMUNITY
===============================================================================

    If you encounter any bad behavior with this release, please do not
    hesitate to file bugs!

    * http://banshee.fm/contribute/file-bugs
    * http://bugzilla.gnome.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=banshee&version=2.5.0

===============================================================================
VALUED BANSHEE CONTRIBUTORS
===============================================================================

Contributors For This Release
-----------------------------

    The following people directly contributed to the release of this version
    of Banshee. Without their help, there would be no release!

     Alexander Kojevnikov, Andres G. Aragoneses, Bertrand Lorentz,
     David Nielsen, Diego Fernandez, Fabrice Bellet, Javon Harper,
     Jensen Somers, Kevin Anthony, Olivier Dufour, Pavol Babincak,
     Phil Trimble, Samuel Gyger, Timo Dörr

    The following people contributed updated translations to this release.
    Without them, our project's reach would be much more limited.

     Andika Triwidada, Andreas Nesdal, Andrej Žnidaršič, Bruno Brouard,
     Cheng-Chia Tseng, Daniel Mustieles, Daniel Nylander, Daniel Winzen,
     Fran Diéguez, Gianvito Cavasoli, Ioannis Zampoukas, Joe Hansen,
     Kentaro KAZUHAMA, Lucas Mezencio, Marek Černocký, Martin Srebotnjak,
     Matej Urbančič, Muhammet Kara, Piotr Drąg, Praveen Illa, Rūdolfs Mazurs,
     Techlive Zheng, Žygimantas Beručka, Мирослав Николић

  affects ubuntu/banshee

--
Kind regards,
Loong Jin

Related branches

Iain Lane (laney) wrote :

Please include details of the build/install/upgrade/run testing you've done.

Chow Loong Jin (hyperair) wrote :
Iain Lane (laney) wrote :

I am concerned because of how crashy Banshee seems to have become in Quantal; it would be good to know if you've experienced any improvement with the new version. If not, some progress on getting it reported would be welcomed.

bug #1038545
bug #1037080
bug #1044941
bug #1041661

Chow Loong Jin (hyperair) wrote :

Hmm, I'm seeing segfaults and SIGABRTs. Aren't those bugs in mono?

Iain Lane (laney) wrote :

approved now that we got gconf

Changed in banshee (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
Stefano Rivera (stefanor) wrote :

This was approved a week ago, but I don't see anything yet...

On 20/09/2012 04:05, Stefano Rivera wrote:
> This was approved a week ago, but I don't see anything yet...
>

Er whoops, I'll get it uploaded this weekend. Sorry for the delay.

--
Kind regards,
Loong Jin

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package banshee - 2.5.1-1ubuntu1

---------------
banshee (2.5.1-1ubuntu1) quantal; urgency=low

  * [9615bd3e] Merge from Debian Experimental (LP: #1041245), remaining changes:
    - Enable and recommend SoundMenu and Disable NotificationArea by default
    - Disable boo and karma extensions
    - Move desktop file for Meego UI to /usr/share/une/applications
    - Change the url for the Amazon store redirector
    - [9b356d6] Add workaround for set_Height exception.
    - [ccbcbbd] Make Banshee translatable in Launchpad
  * [77c7309] Drop Workaruond-for-set_Height-Exceptions.patch.
    Applied upstream

banshee (2.5.1-1) experimental; urgency=low

  * [e8e7f55] Imported Upstream version 2.5.1:
    - Notable bugs fixed:
      * AmazonMp3.Store: Fix URL redirection for sign out action
      * bgo#623974: BasicTrackDetailsPage: Blank year spin button when 0
        (LP: #603471)
      * bgo#624976: Gui.Canvas.Rect: log invalid values for Width/Height
        (LP: #873787)
      * bgo#636450: PathPattern: Limit filename length to 200 characters
      * bgo#682510: Mpris: Only raise PropertiesChanged signal if value changed
      * bgo#683359: SourceView: log errors in SetCellDataFunc to avoid crashing
      * bgo#661112: Gui.Canvas.Size: log invalid values for Width/Height
        (LP: #857299)

banshee (2.5.0-1ubuntu1) UNRELEASED; urgency=low

  * [1912c66] Merge from Debian Experimental, remaining changes:
    - Enable and recommend SoundMenu and Disable NotificationArea by default
    - Disable boo and karma extensions
    - Move desktop file for Meego UI to /usr/share/une/applications
    - Change the url for the Amazon store redirector
    - [9b356d6] Add workaround for set_Height exception.
    - [ccbcbbd] Make Banshee translatable in Launchpad
  * Additional Launchpad bug fixed:
    - Phantom operation animating progress bar after syncing iPod (LP: #864791)

banshee (2.5.0-1) experimental; urgency=low

  * [2fb3583] Imported Upstream version 2.5.0
  * [40793f9] Refresh patches and drop upstreamed Fix-FTBFS….patch
 -- Chow Loong Jin <email address hidden> Sun, 23 Sep 2012 16:41:43 +0800

Changed in banshee (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
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