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Re: Please accept libpixman-0.1.4-2 for sarge

On Sat, 28 May 2005, Steve Langasek wrote:

> Hi Dave,


> On Sat, May 28, 2005 at 07:39:03PM +0100, Dave Beckett wrote:
> > It's 8 days old now so I guess in 2 days it'll be in testing
> > however it fixes RC bug on libpixman 309674 and indirectly helps
> > fix separate grave bug on oregano 309645 which needed it's own patch,
> > now done.
> "important" is not an RC severity.  I've approved this update, but there's
> nothing here to suggest this is an RC bug in libpixman AFAICT.

It messes up all 24-bit deep images causing either garbage to be shown
(data loss) and/or crashes the app using it.  Grave for some I suppose,
but does not make it unusable.

However, thanks for pushing it..

> > My preference is still to remove the cairo packages from sarge,
> > which includes libpixman as I asked earlier:
> >   http://lists.debian.org/debian-release/2005/05/msg01167.html
> > and it's dependent packages that are going into sarge, which is
> > just oregano at this point, although oregano has another RC
> > bug right now.
> On the contrary, oregano is currently *not* in sarge (though I assume the
> maintainers are going to try to get their subsequent RC bug fixed so it can
> be let back in), whereas libgpewidget1 is.  ...

OK.  I can't keep up :)

> ...  If you want libcairo removed
> from sarge, please talk to the libgpewidget maintainer about dropping his
> dependency on libcairo or agreeing to have gpewidget removed from sarge.

I've re-pinged the libgpewidget maintainer who agreed to remove the
dependency (#309933) but hasn't uploaded it yet.  I can only wait.



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