Re: RFS: swftools
On Sun, Jul 18, 2010 at 03:13:33PM +0200, Dr. Tilo Levante wrote:
> Am 18.07.2010 15:04, schrieb Paul Wise:
> >The bug report mentions security issues, I assume those are associated
> >with the embedded code copy of xpdf mentioned in the bug report.
> >poppler is a shared library fork of xpdf. Moving to a shared library
> >instead of an embedded code copy means that the security team have one
> >package to patch instead of many.
> Thanks, I found the long list
> it only mentions xpdf bugs, so I try to remove the embedded xpdf
> code and upload the result.
FYI: xpdf has recently patched in Debian to use poppler. You may wish
to see how it is done in 3.02-9. It is relatively simple one by copying
useful parts of source and making several sed commands in package script
The same trick should be good for this too.