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Re: png/imlib transition and openssl

On Sun, Oct 16, 2005 at 04:05:17PM -0700, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:

> The png/imlib transition is now done, I believe.  All the packages
> that directly depend on png or the other libraries in turn are
> uploaded, and once they have been built by the lagging autobuilders
> and aged, they can be hinted in.

> But there is a hiccup.  One package that directly depends on libpng is
> dillo, which in turn now depends on libssl0.9.8.

> That's going to be stuck because openssl is frozen at the moment.
> Once the RC bugs in openssl get fixed, will it be unfrozen, or is
> there some other reason for freezing it?

It's frozen because udeb packages must be handheld into testing, not because
it's not allowed to be updated.  Once the RC bug in openssl is fixed, it
will be pushed into testing as quickly as is reasonable.

As for the png transition, please see

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Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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