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Bug#717076: tech-ctte: Decide what jpeg library the Debian project will use

On Wed, 2013-07-17 at 21:29:58 +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
> * Simon McVittie:
> > That package might have been ioquake3, which needs the jpeg_mem_src from
> > libjpeg8 (I think it was actually added in libjpeg7) to allow decoding
> > JPEGs from a memory buffer instead of a libc FILE*. I suspect that's
> > a somewhat common use-case, and it isn't part of the libjpeg62 ABI
> glibc offers fmemopen, though, so for Debian, that isn't a real
> obstacle.

The BSDs (including Mac OS X) have funopen(3) (GNU's fopencookie(3)
equivalent), that can be used to implement something like fmemopen(3).


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