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Re: Deprecating graphics/jasper

nia <> writes:

> On Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 09:20:49AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
>> As for kodi, it seems there is a release just a few weeks ago.
> Unfortunately it's been broken and outdated in pkgsrc for a long time.
> I'd like to see it working again but it's not on my priority list
> right now.

Sure, that's fine not to work on it.  You could even ping the MAINTAINER :-)

> On Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 09:20:49AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
>> I'm guessing that in many of the above programs, there is some loss of
>> functionality from disabling jasper, but that mostly it's for rare
>> formats so that most users wouldn't notice.
>> Are you proposing to go through the things that depend on jasper and
>> optionize jasper, default off, if that's a reasonable thing, on a
>> case-by-case basis?  That sounds like a good plan to me, if so.
> Yeah, it'd be nice to use PKG_OPTIONS for this.
> I am still interested to see if the state of jasper improves in the
> future, disabled-by-default would allow us to re-enable it if the
> state ever improves.

Sounds good to me.  Glad to have many eyes on the various dark corners
of pkgsrc!

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