Em 06-04-2018 07:19, Rogério Brito escreveu:
> 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...


I think the project was splitted.

version 2.8
-----------
 - libimagequant is a separate project

The maintainer is very active. And I think the packages - pngquant
and libimagequant - should walk together.

> 
> 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 saw that too. I do not know what to do exactly (right now).

> 
>> 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).
> 

As said, the maintainer is very active. Let's wait a few days.



Regards,
Herbert

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