[ANNOUNCE] libacoustic fully replaced with free code, fixing some reported bugs

Graziano Sorbaioli graziano at inventati.org
Mon May 23 14:34:30 UTC 2011

 On Sun, 15 May 2011 18:18:15 +0200, PaulK wrote:
> During the last few weeks, I worked on replacing the last bits of the
> libhtc_acoustic.so library that haven't been rewritten on free code. 
> Now
> the work is over and it works, thanks to the help of GNUtoo and
> #htc-linux people.

 Thank you to everybody who contributed to make this happen.

 When this change will be included in a preview release we should write 
 something on the website about it.

> This free replacement solves some bugs that have been reported:
> In-call volume adjustment was not working
> No Mic Wired Headset (like the jack adapter available at
> <http://www.dealextreme.com/p/48715>) was not working
> and probably other issues that hasn't been reported yet.
> Newly built images should include that free replacement, so you can
> either build an image yourself or wait for a new official replicant
> preview image.
> For the people interested in the code itself, here is the commit:
> <http://gitorious.org/replicant/android_hardware_msm7k/commit/c650b45892aa8be87f3e88ee6eae5df053a0a047>
> I'll also add the explaination of how the work has been done and how 
> to
> do the same for another device on the Replicant porting guide
> <http://trac.osuosl.org/trac/replicant/wiki/How_to_port_Replicant>
> soon.

 Graziano Sorbaioli
 Founder, Replicant - LibrePlanet Italia
 Community Manager, gNewSense

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