Re: fixing 604471/591615 (Malayalam rendering problem) in squeeze
I am travelling and posting from my mobile. Can some body please take
this up? Pravi? No access to even my address book. :-( we are going
to have a real bad name in the ml community if squeeze is out with
oo.o rendering like this.
On 22/11/2010, Jay Berkenbilt <email@example.com> wrote:
> There is a bug in ICU 4.4, for which we have a small and minimally
> invasive patch, that causes OpenOffice.org rendering of Malayalam to not
> work. The reporter argues that the bug makes the package unusable for
> at least one set of users (those who work in Malayalam). I've attached
> the latest bit of the email trail to this message. As such, I have
> suggested that the bug should be considered "grave".
> The patch is to revert a particular change set's changes to one file:
> Red Hat has apparently accepted this solution. Their bug report is
> I don't see an upstream report on this at this time, but the discussion
> in the Red Hat bug report seems to indicate a thorough analysis.
> Unfortunately, the version of ICU in squeeze is 4.4.1-6 and the version
> in sid is 4.4.2-1. I therefore can't upload to unstable and request a
> freeze exception unless we were prepared to accept 4.4.2-1's changes in
> squeeze (which . I would prepare a 4.4.1-7 release for
> testing-proposed-updates, or this could be handled in a point release of
> I've copied the reporter so he can clarify/correct anything I may have
> said here.
> Please advise as to whether I should upload a to t-p-u. I'll upload to
> unstable either way.