[php-maint] Bug#674685: Bug#674685: php5: Please build with t1lib
debian at helgefjell.de
Sat May 26 19:01:51 UTC 2012
retitle 674685 Please document reasons for not supporting t1lib/imagepsloadfont
On Sat, May 26, 2012 at 08:55:48PM +0200, Ondřej Surý wrote:
> On Sat, May 26, 2012 at 8:50 PM, Helge Kreutzmann <debian at helgefjell.de> wrote:
> > Hello Ondřej,
> > thanks for your ultra fast reply!
> > On Sat, May 26, 2012 at 08:46:02PM +0200, Ondřej Surý wrote:
> >> T1lib wont ve reactivated, see: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=638755
> > Oh, I did not see anything for this in README.Debian.
> > How is imagepsloadfont replaced?
> It's not replaced, it's just not supported. t1lib is a security nightmare.
Ok, I just hoped that there would be a migration plan. Since I only
need it occaisonally I probably will need to build local copies for
> > It would be great to have this
> > documented, I only found the question in 638755, not the answer.
> It's documented in debian/NEWS (which shows up if you have
> apt-listchanges installed).
I think it would be a good idea to document this permanently in
README.Debian, I hence retitled this bug.
Dr. Helge Kreutzmann debian at helgefjell.de
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