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Re: Bug#987587: libpango1.0-udeb: hangs the installer in various situations

On Wed, May 19, 2021 at 05:50:49PM +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
>Simon McVittie <smcv@debian.org> (2021-05-19):


>> As for Pango, I'm afraid figuring out whether it is doing something
>> wrong here is beyond my expertise. If I can characterize the maybe-bug
>> in a clear enough way I can try asking upstream - but as I said
>> before, upstream will be very reluctant to touch this as soon as I
>> mention GTK 2, which has been on life-support for a decade and is now
>> officially dead.
>As mentioned before, GTK 2 has been working just fine for us… until it
>no longer did. It's *very*hugely*appreciated* that you've helped us that
>much this time around. We'll do the work next time, and I don't think
>it's important enough to try and dive into Pango some more at this
>stage, unless someone experiences similar issues with a hrm more recent
>and supported toolkit version…
>Thanks again, you're a lifesaver!

Nod, absolutely. Thanks very much for your efforts here Simon!

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
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