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

Hello Don,

I am just checking whether the tech-ctte has all the info they need to
make informed decision on this bug, or do you need any extra input? E.g.
take all the time you need, but I want to be sure that it's not stalled
on my or Mike's side and you are waiting for something from us now.


On Thu, Jul 25, 2013, at 18:16, Don Armstrong wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Jul 2013, Mike Gabriel wrote:
> > I have been using the compat mode in LJT since Debian squeeze. As
> > part of upstream X2Go I build packages just like the one in Debian
> > but with compat mode enabled. The packages (still 1.2.90) can be
> > obtained from
> > 
> >  deb http://packages.x2go.org/debian wheezy main heuler
> > 
> > or with dget [1].
> This is a good start. However, the package should also build libjpeg-dev
> or whatever is appropriate so that the transition can be completely
> tested. It would also be good to have all of the packages which depend
> on libjpeg-dev built with this transition package, and a select few
> tested without being rebuilt.[1]
> Finally, what is the status of upstream supporting SmartScale?
> What are the downsides of Debian not supporting it? [Does Debian ship
> any images which use it?]
> 1: You're probably already doing this, but details on the packages which
> are known to work, and any which have problems would be important to
> know.
> -- 
> Don Armstrong                      http://www.donarmstrong.com
> No amount of force can control a free man, a man whose mind is free
> [...] You can't conquer a free man; the most you can do is kill him.
>  -- Robert Heinlein _Revolt in 2010_ p54

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