Hi, Herbert.

On Thu, Apr 5, 2018 at 11:52 AM, Herbert Fortes <terb...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Em 05-04-2018 06:57, Rogério Brito escreveu:
>> The upstream of pngquant has released quite a few releases since 2.5.0
>> that's currently in Debian. The current version is 2.11.7.
>> Can we, please, have something newer than the current version?
> It is stopped because of a dependency:
> pngquant (2.8.2-1) UNRELEASED; urgency=medium
>   TODO: * Needs packaging of
>             https://github.com/ImageOptim/libimagequant
>           (but no new packages for Stretch ...)
>         * check whether CVE-2016-5735 is fixed in latest upstream

Ah, I see... I didn't know that newer versions of the package required
a new library...

BTW, taking a look at the repository for the library, it has bindings
for a lot of languages and, perhaps, they should be built as needed,
since, otherwise, they may be bloating the archive and never be used
(depending if clients in the archive use this library)...

> I can send an ITP and try to do the Debian package if that helps.

That would be awesome, if you could do that, because the lack of SSE2
optimization (if I understood things correctly with the current
binaries) is a pain with amd64 systems (especially on my Core 2 Duo
notebook that is already being loaded with some image processing tasks
and trying to help the kernel team with support for the recent
oversized armel kernels).

Thanks a lot,


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