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Re: libpng 1.0 upcoming removal

On Thu, Jun 09, 2005 at 10:32:19PM +0200, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Hi,
> the libpng 1.0 packages will be removed from Debian before the etch
> release. This should be painless and independent from other transitions,
> so you can do it at any time. Of course, the sooner the better.
> If you're receiving this mail, you have one or several packages
> depending on libpng2 or libpng10-0. Please rebuild them against the

That is all well and nice, but it would have been really helpfull if you had
included a list of these packages too :) You obviously have that list already,
since you got my email address from it :)

(Not snapping at you in particular, but this seems to be a common failing of
people doing this kind of mail reminders, and in this age of automatic
dependencies, and huge set of co-maintained pakages, ...)

> libpng 1.2 packages. If your package is using GTK+, Qt, SDL or another
> toolkit using libpng, please make it build-depend on libpng12-dev.
> Otherwise, you can make it build-depend on libpng-dev.

Bah this probably means camlimages or something, not sure. but maybe others


Sven Luther

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