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Re: pkg/45026 (libpng crashes in links -g and other browsers)
The following reply was made to PR pkg/45026; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: "Nino on NetBSD 5.0.1" <nbsdold%gmx.net@localhost>
To: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost, pkgsrc-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: pkg/45026 (libpng crashes in links -g and other browsers)
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2011 19:12:27 +0200
The self-compiled and now working version of links-gui is:
- Which the previous failing version was I no longer know as I have replaced
it with the above one.
png is reported as:
- but as discussed below, I actually did not use its libraries.
If you need any further information, please let me know.
Thank you very much for your help with this issue and kind regards,
-------- Original-Nachricht --------
> Datum: Wed, 8 Jun 2011 16:35:02 +0000 (UTC)
> Von: David Holland <dholland-pbugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
> An: pkg-manager%netbsd.org@localhost, gnats-admin%netbsd.org@localhost,
> pkgsrc-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost, nbsdold%gmx.net@localhost
> Betreff: Re: pkg/45026 (libpng crashes in links -g and other browsers)
> The following reply was made to PR pkg/45026; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: David Holland <dholland-pbugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
> To: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost
> Subject: Re: pkg/45026 (libpng crashes in links -g and other browsers)
> Date: Wed, 8 Jun 2011 16:33:17 +0000
> On Wed, Jun 08, 2011 at 05:35:02AM +0000, Nino on NetBSD 5.0.1 wrote:
> > Thank you for pointing out that this was fixed.
> Well, I thought it was fixed -- the point is that maybe it wasn't, or
> the fix doesn't work in all cases.
> > I just used the standard version of links-gui under
> > ftp.netbsd.org/pub/pkgsrc/packages/NetBSD/i386/5.1/All - maybe the
> > fix has just not been updated in the binary packages? (Or do I just
> > wrongly assume that binary packages are fixed as well?)
> Yes, but which *version* is that?
> The binary packages are supposed to get updated when there are fixes,
> but it doesn't always happen instantly. Furthermore, for stable branch
> packages (e.g. in 2011Q1) more steps are neccessary and they may not
> have been taken.
> But we can't tell what's happened if we don't know which version you
> > Apart from this, I found a workaround: I compiled on another
> > machine an older version of links-gui which needed libpng 14 and
> > not 15 - using that version and copying the libpng 14 libraries
> > solved the problem for me, too.
> That will work fine... until you need to update it because of a
> security advisory.
> David A. Holland
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