Re: Bug#599120: r-base-core embeds liblzma
Dear Release Team,,
On 4 October 2010 at 22:44, Stefan Fritsch wrote:
| Package: r-base-core
| Version: 2.11.1-6
| Severity: important
| Tags: security
| r-base-core contains an embedded version of liblzma, which makes
| security updates a headache.
| It seems to already contain code for linking dynamically but
| it lacks the build-dependency on the lzma-dev package. I have not
| tested that it actually works, though.
| If the package is easily fixed to link dynamically, please ask
| the release team if the could unblock the updated package for
| squeeze. Thanks.
r-base 2.11.1-7 seems to have been built everywhere now. I would kindly ask
you to unblock it for 'squeeze'. The package is unchanged from 2.11.1-6 with
the sole difference the addition of libzma-dev to the Build-Depends, an
oversight I had already corrected in the 2.12.0 pre-releases currently in
Dirk Eddelbuettel | email@example.com | http://dirk.eddelbuettel.com