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Re: caveat: GNOME 2.6 severly broken on Debian/unstable?

On Fri, Jul 16, 2004 at 11:08:49PM -0700, David Mosberger wrote:
> It looks like libgnomeprint may also be affected.  I (finally)
> switched from lprng to CUPS today and as a result, gnumeric won't
> start up.  It turns out that gnumeric gets stuck in a tight loop
> inside libgnomeprint.  Looks like another one of those
> relocations-got-dropped problems.
> What's the status of getting these problems fixed properly?  It would
> be good if we didn't have to find them one by one the hard way.

I converted HJ's patch to work on Debian's binutils, you can see it at

The binutils maintainer seems amenable to applying it, but is currently
moving house and is therefore off-net for a week or more.

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