Re: Bug#127252: -unstable compiled against the wrong libpng
On Thu, Jan 03, 2002 at 09:17:01AM -0600, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 02, 2002 at 08:06:33PM +0900, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> > On Wed, 2 Jan 2002 21:36:24 +1100
> > Mark Purcell <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > My question still remains. If we require a big recompile, when/ how are we
> > > going to bother to advise the maintainers of these packages? It has been
> > > stated that we are talking about 300+ packages :-(
> > Mass NMU, setting Build-Depends to libpng-dev version that is for libpng3
> > sounds like a way to go.
> What about people's local binaries linked against libqt2 and libpng2?
> I maintain that "fixing" this in the applications is wrong; if at all
> possible, libqt2 should be more careful with the png namespace.
By the way, "imlib1" is in the same boat as libqt2: I recompiled
imlib using libpng3 and loads of GNOME binaries started failing to
load icons. So this issue affects all of GNOME as well as KDE.
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