On Sunday, April 8, 2018 1:25:42 PM CDT Simon Frei wrote: > I totally understand that, I am just trying to get infos to you as > debian maintainer from my (at the moment admittedly almost non-existing) > involvement upstream. Exiv2 0.26 will likely not get into testing. > Upstream does backport a lot of security fixes to 0.26, but negated > creating a dot release on request, and is focussing on 0.27. It was > planned to release an rc in early 2018, but from what I read in the > issue tracker, that's not going to happen asap.
Yes, fair enough. I'm not entirely opposed to patching digikam to accept the older exiv2. That was going to be my Plan B in any case, but you make a good case to do it immediately and work on updating exiv2 in parallel. -S
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