On Sat, 3 Dec 2011 23:17:02 +0000
Peter Robinson <pbrobinson(a)gmail.com> wrote:
On Sat, Dec 3, 2011 at 10:18 PM, Eric Smith <eric(a)brouhaha.com>
> Kevin Fenzi wrote about gdk-pixbuf:
> > It failed the mass rebuild, not much left that depends on it, and
> > nothing I need. ;)
>> So, if anyone really really really wants to keep it alive, feel
>> free to take it and fix it so it builds and works. ;)
> I use gdk-pixbuf in an application that is used on Fedora but for
> licensing reasons can't currently be submitted as a Fedora package.
> I'd hate to see gdk-pixbuf go away, as I don't know what I could
> use to replace it. I've never looked at building gdk-pixbuf
> myself, and have never been able to wrap my head around autotools,
> so if the cause of the FTBFS isn't obvious, I doubt that I can fix
> it quickly. I'm not going to commit to taking maintainership of
> the package right now, but if nobody else does and I find the time
> to deal with it, perhaps I will in the future.
> As far as I can tell, gdk-pixbuf hasn't been deprecated upstream;
> there was a new release in August. Has anyone notified upstream
> about the FTBFS?
Are you sure your not referring to gdk-pixbuf2?
I really suspect so.
the gdk-pixbuf package is the gtk+ one in fedora.
it's last release was december 2002.
yes, thats right, almost exactly 9 years ago. ;)