On Mon, 17 Oct 2016 06:52:25 +0200 Salvatore Bonaccorso wrote: [...] > Only a small status update. I worked on the very same patches for > ghostscript as well for the unstable version, to confirm I did not any > significant mistake in the backports. The problem starts there as well > once the patches are applied, and I suspect it actually might have > uncovered a bug in a library which is used by evince and zathura(-ps), > libspectre came to my mind.
So, if I understand correctly, the same bug would appear in Debian unstable, with the security patches applied. Hence, finding a fix is even more important. > > We go no reports for other clients so far, not using that. > > If you want to give the packages as well for unstable a try, I have > uploaded to https://people.debian.org/~carnil/tmp/ghostscript/ . I hope other people will find the time to test the packages. I am unfortunately swamped: I won't be able to follow the debugging closely. :-( [...] > Stay tuned, and any debugging help welcome. Many thanks for the update. Looking forward to seeing the issue solved for the best. Thanks a lot for your time! -- http://www.inventati.org/frx/ There's not a second to spare! To the laboratory! ..................................................... Francesco Poli . GnuPG key fpr == CA01 1147 9CD2 EFDF FB82 3925 3E1C 27E1 1F69 BFFE
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