Re: libtiff status: only 21 to go
Andreas Barth <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> * Jay Berkenbilt (email@example.com) [040804 21:10]:
>> > BTW, is rebuilding against libtiff-dev (provided by libtiff4-dev) enough,
>> > or is build-depending on libtiff4-dev really necessary and why?
>> My opinion is that if your application uses libtiff directly and does
>> not use any libraries that use libtiff, then there's no reason for you
>> to not just use libtiff-dev. At present, libtiff-dev is provided only
>> by libtiff4-dev (in sid) because libtiff3g-dev no longer exists (in
> Well, I would set the build-dev explicitly to libtiff4-dev, because
> that forces during an automatic build to use the current package - and
> also forces to wait till libtiff4 is build on all architectures.
> (However, as the second is now the case, it's probably not critical
> now any more for libtiff.)
Yes, currently libtiff4 is available on all arches, so it is no longer