[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: libpng10(/2) gone, [gdk-]imlib1 and GNOME 1 going -- check yourpackages

On Tue, Sep 27, 2005 at 07:01:26PM -0400, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> Thomas Bushnell wrote:
> >Do not delete packages just because you think nobody *should* use
> >them; delete them because nobody *does* use them.
> I am suggesting deleting them because nobody *can* use them.

> Unless libpng10 is  brought back, none of these packages are usable.

Because recompiling against new upstream versions of a library is a lost

libpng12 doesn't even export a different ABI than libpng10, it just suffers
from an upstream who doesn't know enough about library ABI handling to have
done the right thing.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: Digital signature

Reply to: