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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
Subject: Re: Pending removal(?) of media-libs/pdflib
Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2011 01:11:45 -0500
On Tuesday, February 22, 2011 00:32:52 Jeremy Olexa wrote:
> The bugs are stacking up[1] and upstream only offers a paid version of
> pdflib-8[2]. It is my understanding that there is no way for us to
> package future versions and the bundled libs are vulnerable[3].
> 
> So, should it be removed? For more info, see the tracker bug for its
> removal[1], there are a number of rdeps that will require fixing[4].

is there a suitable replacement functionality wise ?  i'm aware of PHP based 
PDF generators (which often work great), but there doesnt seem to be any 
replacement for this package atm ?
-mike
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