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Bug#501744: marked as done (liballegro4.2: The assembler code causes execmod access to be required)

Your message dated Fri, 22 Jun 2012 19:48:50 +0000
with message-id <[🔎] E1Si9qc-000099-HS@franck.debian.org>
and subject line Bug#678528: Removed package(s) from unstable
has caused the Debian Bug report #501744,
regarding liballegro4.2: The assembler code causes execmod access to be required
to be marked as done.

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Package: liballegro4.2
Version: 2:4.2.2-2
Severity: normal


The above URL has some background information on the execmod issue.

The assembler code in liballegro4.2 causes execmod to be needed because
it apparently uses enough registers that there is none to spare for
relocation.  I have built packages for my SE Linux repository which
disable the use of assembler (via the ./configure option
--enable-asm=no) and therefore don't have these problems.  The packages
in question seem to work correctly and give acceptable performance on a

If this assembler code is to be kept then for Lenny+1 could we please have
separate packages (such as liballegro4.2-secure) which have the
assembler code disabled (or assembler code which uses fewer registers

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Version: 2:4.2.2-3+rm

Dear submitter,

as the package allegro4.2 has just been removed from the Debian archive
unstable we hereby close the associated bug reports.  We are sorry
that we couldn't deal with your issue properly.

For details on the removal, please see http://bugs.debian.org/678528

The version of this package that was in Debian prior to this removal
can still be found using http://snapshot.debian.org/.

This message was generated automatically; if you believe that there is
a problem with it please contact the archive administrators by mailing

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