Upgrading libpng: shall we move to 1.4.x or 1.5.x?

Tom Lane tgl at redhat.com
Mon Dec 5 17:58:09 UTC 2011

Adam Jackson <ajax at redhat.com> writes:
> I've been doing driveby rebuilds for some of these that happen to have
> been in a default install on my machine, but we still have a huge pile
> of things built against the old libpng in rawhide:
> [ajax at f17 cairomm]$ repoquery --whatrequires libpng-compat | wc -l
> 786

> Does anyone object to me just kicking a mass rebuild for this?  I'll
> happily follow up with the list of build failures.

I had been wondering whether there wouldn't be a mass rebuild during the
F17 cycle for other reasons.  If you don't see one on the horizon, then
pushing this forward seems like a good plan.

			regards, tom lane

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