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Re: poppler (was: Work-needing packages report for Dec 30, 2005)

Frank Küster wrote:
>>    poppler (#344738), orphaned 4 days ago
>>      Reverse Depends: libpoppler-glib-dev libpoppler-dev abiword-plugins
>>        libpoppler-qt-dev libkpathsea4 evince libpoppler0c2-qt tetex-bin
>>        libpoppler0c2-glib
> ... and hopefully some more in the future.  There are a couple of
> packages with copies of xpdf code in them (different minor versions, of
> course...), and they have been an annoying source of work every time a
> security issue pops up in xpdf.  As we (or rather Martin Pitt) have
> shown with tetex-bin, switching to poppler is quite easy; but for that
> the package should be well maintained.

These source packages embed xpdf source and should be fixed to use poppler
if possible:

kdegraphics (kpdf)

cupsys also embeds xpdf source, but uses xpdf-utils for current versions.


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