Re: pbmplus/netpbm & /usr/bin
"James A. Robinson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, in a magnificent manifestation of deity, wrote:
>Awhlie ago Ian Jackson and I discussed the problem of pbmplus sticking
>itself in /usr/bin/pbmplus (Bug 1115). Since most people seem to want
>netpbm over pbmplus, I am thinking Debian can just withdraw pbmplus,
>and substitute netpbm. In this case, we could merge it into /usr/bin.
I was thinking about this too. What's preferred? I was thinking that I
wanted to fix p?mforge and use the elf libraries before I uploaded it
but I realized that I should just upload it and then work on those other
issues. I can set this up either way.
The other issue here is the gif copyright issue. What I was
conjecturing was to make a netpbm-gif package that contained all the gif
code. This would go into non-free with the rest of netpbm going into
graphics. How does that sound?
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