Quoting intrigeri (2014-11-15 16:38:18) > Andrey Rahmatullin wrote (12 Nov 2014 18:20:30 GMT) : >> On Sun, Nov 09, 2014 at 06:10:57PM +0100, Felix Gruber wrote: >>> phantomjs is currently not in jessie due to two RC bugs (#679759 and >>> #699435). >> ... and thus it won't be in jessie at all. > > wordpress build-depends on libjs-backbone (built by the backbone > source package) which itself build-depends on phantomjs. > > phantomjs was removed from testing more that two years ago. It has > > * an open security issue (CVE-2013-4549) > * FTBFS on kfreebsd (#679759, which isn't RC anymore) > * so many embedded code copies (#699435) that the security team > doesn't want to see it in a stable release "as long as it's using > a copy of QT" > > I don't see how we can fix this situation in time for Jessie. > > How important is wordpress' build-dependency on libjs-backbone? > Can it be removed?
backbone uses phantomjs only for improved regression testing, so I believe the better workaround is to simply drop that build-dependency for Jessie. I will look into that shortly... - Jonas -- * Jonas Smedegaard - idealist & Internet-arkitekt * Tlf.: +45 40843136 Website: http://dr.jones.dk/ [x] quote me freely [ ] ask before reusing [ ] keep private