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For me linux is just not complete without frozen bubble.
Frozen bubble is a one of a kind game and so there are no alternatives
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DataDrake added a subscriber: DataDrake.

Going to need to see a formal release before I accept that they are now the new upstream.

I too would love to see FB in Solus if feasible.

FSMaxB added a subscriber: FSMaxB.Feb 25 2018, 10:11 AM

@DataDrake What do you mean "accept that they are now the new upstream"? This GitHub page is linked directly from their downloads page in the "Sourcecode" section.

@FSMaxB I looks for that and didn't see it until after you pointed it out thanks.

SDL_Pango: glue between Pango and SDL (SDL_Pango is currently unsupported and needs a small API patch to work with Frozen-Bubble)

The thing keeping me from accepting this is that they want us to patch SDL_Pango for their needs and looking at the patch, it will undoubtedly break over programs.

@DataDrake: I think that is not the case anymore for 2.2.1, but I'm not quite sure. Looking at Archlinux, they don't have a dependency on sdl_pango and the changelog mentions switching to a new SDL Perl api.

2.2.1 is also marked as a beta release on their website :/

The other distributions are installing the beta version as well:

Note that 2.212 is the beta version, see here

DataDrake triaged this task as Wishlist priority.Jul 29 2018, 3:04 PM

I'll make an exception for the perl release.

JoshStrobl closed this task as Wontfix.Aug 31 2018, 5:00 PM
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As this task has been marked Needs Maintainer for a month with nobody having stepped up to become maintainer, in addition to providing an acceptable patch for inclusion, marking as WONTFIX. Feel free to re-open when a patch has been submitted via the proper processes.

kyrios123 reopened this task as Open.Aug 31 2018, 8:58 PM
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I recall I did something for this... have to check how far I went. I'll assign it to myself so I won't forget to check.