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Package: exiv2
Version: 0.25-3.1
Severity: wishlist

There have been many bugs fixed and features added since the last release two 
years ago. There has been progress on topic related to open bugs, so these 
might be fixed. Also digiKam now depends on exiv2 0.26 due to many stability 
improvements - thanks in advance for all your efforts.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 9.0
  APT prefers testing-debug
  APT policy: (500, 'testing-debug'), (500, 'testing'), (100, 'unstable'), (1, 
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 4.9.0-3-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8), 
LANGUAGE=en_GB:en (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages exiv2 depends on:
ii  libc6        2.24-11
ii  libexiv2-14  0.25-3.1
ii  libgcc1      1:6.3.0-18
ii  libstdc++6   6.3.0-18

exiv2 recommends no packages.

exiv2 suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

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Version: 0.26-1

On Wed, 23 Aug 2017, Simon Frei wrote:
> 0.26 is in experimental for quite a while. As far as I can see the
> problem is that it needs a transition but that is not happening. I don't
> know how that works, but from what I read the next steps would be
> opening a transition bug and starting binNMUs against the rdeps. I think
> the two versions are ABI compatible, so there shouldn't be any problems.

Except that version 0.26 is vulnerable to multiple security issues which
are currently not present in earlier versions so the maintainers are
holding on the transition for now.

Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer

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