Debian Bug report logs - #449328
barrage: fails to start when no audio device is available

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Package: barrage; Maintainer for barrage is Debian Games Team <>; Source for barrage is src:barrage.

Reported by: Paul Wise <>

Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2007 08:00:02 UTC

Severity: normal

Found in version barrage/1.0.2-1

Fixed in version barrage/1.0.2-2

Done: Barry deFreese <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Report forwarded to, Debian Games Team <>:
Bug#449328; Package barrage. Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Paul Wise <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: barrage: fails to start when no audio device is available
Date: Mon, 05 Nov 2007 18:52:29 +1100
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Package: barrage
Version: 1.0.2-1
Severity: normal

barrage fails to start when no audio device is available, and fails to
notify the user that there is a problem, other than on the command

$ barrage
BARRAGE v1.0.2
Copyright 2003-2005 Michael Speck (
Released under Gnu GPL
main loop delay: 0 ms
No available audio device

Users who cannot use the command line will not be able to see this
message. It should start and run normally when there is no audio device
available (just without any sound), or alternatively notify the user
with a GUI message like "No audio device available, press any key to

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.22-3-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_AU.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_AU.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages barrage depends on:
ii  libc6                         2.6.1-6    GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libsdl-mixer1.2               1.2.8-1    mixer library for Simple DirectMed
ii  libsdl1.2debian               1.2.12-1   Simple DirectMedia Layer

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Message #10 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Barry deFreese <>
Subject: Bug#449328: fixed in barrage 1.0.2-2
Date: Sun, 30 Mar 2008 18:17:03 +0000
Source: barrage
Source-Version: 1.0.2-2

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
barrage, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to pool/main/b/barrage/barrage_1.0.2-2.diff.gz
  to pool/main/b/barrage/barrage_1.0.2-2.dsc
  to pool/main/b/barrage/barrage_1.0.2-2_amd64.deb

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Barry deFreese <> (supplier of updated barrage package)

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Format: 1.7
Date: Sun, 30 Mar 2008 01:15:36 -0400
Source: barrage
Binary: barrage
Architecture: source amd64
Version: 1.0.2-2
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Debian Games Team <>
Changed-By: Barry deFreese <>
 barrage    - Rather violent action game
Closes: 449328 472315
 barrage (1.0.2-2) unstable; urgency=low
   [ Gonéri Le Bouder ]
   * copright file:
    - update Debian Games Team home URL
    - change name from pkg-games to Debian Games Team
    - add the year 2003 in the copyright line
   * if nostrip is set in DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS it's useless to do:
     INSTALL_PROGRAM += -s since dh_strip already do the job
   * adds build depends on binutils (>=, according to dh_strip
   [ Eddy Petrișor ]
   * Fix Homepage semi URL
   [ Jon Dowland ]
   * update menu section to "Games/Action" for menu transition
     (thanks Linas Žvirblis)
   [ Cyril Brulebois ]
   * Added Vcs-Svn and Vcs-Browser fields in the control file.
   [ Barry deFreese ]
   * Fix make clean lintian warning.
   * Bump to Standards Version 3.7.3.
     + Menu policy transition.
   * Add quilt patch system.
   * 01_getopt.diff - (Closes: #472315).
     + Return int from getopt, not char.
   * 02_nosound.diff - (Closes: #449328).
     + If no sound card, disable sound and continue.
   * Add myself to uploaders.
   * Remove Homepage from package description.
   [ Jon Dowland ]
   * add Homepage: control field to source stanza
 0f7db7e0288c3c90d2c8fb8b651e17c0 963 games optional barrage_1.0.2-2.dsc
 3321de540597f0cca1e49a1243979a79 28762 games optional barrage_1.0.2-2.diff.gz
 6ec9433c7c17db47a1d36b5cc73532c5 413004 games optional barrage_1.0.2-2_amd64.deb

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