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[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: {libao,libao-common,libao-dev,libao4}-1.0.0-1

A new version the libao packages is now available for download.

This is a new upstream release, with upstream changes listed below. See
also the package documentation in /usr/share/doc/libao.

The new release includes a new versioned DLL package: libao4. The
old package, libao2, is now obsolete.

Documentation is now in the libao-common package, which will be
installed if any other package is installed. libao is left as a
transition package that will pull in all the other packages.

Libao is a cross-platform audio library that allows programs to output
audio using a simple API on a wide variety of platforms. It currently

    * Null output (handy for testing without a sound device)
    * WAV files
    * AU files
    * OSS (Open Sound System, used on Linux and FreeBSD)
    * ALSA (Advanced Linux Sound Architecture)
    * polypaudio (next generation GNOME sound server)
    * esd (EsounD or Enlightened Sound Daemon)
    * AIX
    * Sun/NetBSD/OpenBSD
    * IRIX
    * NAS (Network Audio Server)

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David Rothenberger  ----
1.0.0 - March 25, 2010
 - AO returns to active development
 - Added surround channel mapping API and capability
 - Update and test all drivers on modern installs
 - New config file options
 - Driver options may be specifid in config file
 - Support for MacosX < 1.5 dropped, driver moded to AUHAL
 - Build in WMM driver rather than using dlopen()
 - Added Roar Audio driver
 - Added OpenBSD SNDIO driver
 - Work around ESD non-4096 byte write bug
 - Work around aRts server crash bug
 - Workaround for VIA82xx click/crackle bugs under ALSA
 - Remove dead/unused drivers (solaris, alasa05, mmsound)
 - Numerous patches from multiple downstreams

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