Drop imlib-1.9.15?

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Mon Dec 17 06:44:07 PST 2007


On Dec 17, 2007 6:20 AM, Alexander E. Patrakov <patrakov at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Due to a bug (http://bugs.debian.org/448360), applications using
> imlib-1.9.15 don't display correctly on X servers where the MIT SHM
> extension doesn't support shared pixmaps. This includes all xorg
> configurations with EXA, which is stated to be the future acceleration
> architecture.
>
> Imlib is currently used by w3m (the dependency will go away after
> package update to the latest upstream version), Gnome-1.4 libraries
> (already commented out), and kdegraphics (for the Kuickshow program,
> for which better alternatives exist). I.e., this buggy package can be
> safely and easily removed from the book now instead of attempting to
> fix the bug. Any objections?

Kill it, please.

--
Dan



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