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Re: Retiring pangox



On Thu, 2009-09-24 at 21:53 -0400, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> The pangox backend of pango have been deprecated for years (2001ish) and I'm 
> going to remove it upstream in a week or two.  Matthias suggested we get rid 
> of it in f12.  I totally welcome that.  So I want to rebuild pango with pangox 
> disabled in the coming days.
> 
> I don't know of even one package that actually uses the pangox backend/API.  I 
> did a quick query [1] and seems like most packages linking to it are doing 
> that because gtkglext2 wrongly has pangox in its .pc file.  I will patch 
> gtkglext2 to fix that, but all the dependent packages need to be rebuilt. 
> There are some alarming ones though.  In particular:
> 
>    xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-0:185.18.36-1.fc11.i586
>    AdobeReader_deu-0:9.1.3-1.i486
>    AdobeReader_jpn-0:9.1.3-1.i486
> 
> Any help figuring out what's going on and how to move forward is appreciated.

Well, those are rpmfusion packages, not Fedora, so in some sense, meh.
But I bet those packages are just pulling in pangox from gtkglext2 too.

- ajax

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