Do not link GNOME apps with libpng3
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GNOME's imlib1 library is linked with libpng2, and nobody
knows how to gracefully handle the change from libpng2-->libpng3
So for the moment, I'm NOT planning to change imlib's linkage. Therefore,
all GNOME apps that build with both imlib1 and libpng, should build-depend
on libpng2-dev NOT libpng-dev.
In particular, gnome-core should revert this change:
gnome-core (126.96.36.199-15) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control Replace libpng2-dev by libpng-dev in Build-Depends.
Now, the question is: should GNOME move to libpng3, and how? The QT/KDE
folks have sidestepped the problem by declaring that libqt2 is
remaining linked against libpng2, while libqt3 links with libpng3. I
don't see why we shouldn't adopt the same approach: leave imlib1
linked with libpng2 and let imlib's successor libraries link against
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