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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Pending removal(?) of media-libs/pdflib
Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2011 06:12:34
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Pending removal(?) of media-libs/pdflib by Jeremy Olexa
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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