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Ship the latest giflib version.
 
Ship the latest giflib version.
 
 
 
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- DGifOpenFileName(fullname)
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- DGifOpenFileName(fullname)
+ DGifOpenFileName(fullname, NULL)
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+ DGifOpenFileName(fullname, NULL)
  
- DGifCloseFile(GifFile)
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- DGifCloseFile(GifFile)
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+ DGifCloseFile(GifFile, NULL)
  
-   DGifOpenFileHandle(fh);
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- DGifOpenFileHandle(fh);
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+ DGifOpenFileHandle(fh, NULL);
 
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driftnet
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efl
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emacs
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fbida
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fontforge
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gdal
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giflib
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imlib
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imlib2
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java-1.8.0-openjdk
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java-9-openjdk
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kdelibs
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kf5-khtml
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leptonica
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libextractor
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libgdiplus
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librasterlite2
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libwebp
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MagicPoint
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mapserver
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mathgl
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metapixel
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ming
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mtpaint
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ocaml-camlimages
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OpenImageIO
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OpenSceneGraph
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perl-Imager
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perl-Prima
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python-gd
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sxiv
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tracker-miners
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vips
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WindowMaker
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xemacs
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xplanet
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Latest revision as of 14:45, 2 March 2018


GifLib5

Summary

Update the giflib package to the latest giflib-5.x version (currently 5.1.4).

Owner

Current status

Detailed Description

Update the giflib package to the latest giflib-5.x version (currently 5.1.4) and rebuild all dependencies. giflib-4.x is long since obsolete, and some packages are starting to drop support for giflib-4.x (i.e. leptonica). The update is being tested in this COPR repo.

Benefit to Fedora

Ship the latest giflib version.

Scope

  • Proposal owners:

- Rebuild all dependencies, possibly with some minor patching (porting, if necessary, is usually trivial, i.e.

- DGifOpenFileName(fullname)
+ DGifOpenFileName(fullname, NULL)

- DGifCloseFile(GifFile)
+ DGifCloseFile(GifFile, NULL)

- DGifOpenFileHandle(fh);
+ DGifOpenFileHandle(fh, NULL);

The list of dependent packages at time of writing is:

driftnet
efl
emacs
fbida
fontforge
gdal
giflib
imlib
imlib2
java-1.8.0-openjdk
java-9-openjdk
kdelibs
kf5-khtml
leptonica
libextractor
libgdiplus
librasterlite2
libwebp
MagicPoint
mapserver
mathgl
metapixel
ming
mtpaint
ocaml-camlimages
OpenImageIO
OpenSceneGraph
perl-Imager
perl-Prima
python-gd
sxiv
tracker-miners
vips
WindowMaker
xemacs
xplanet

A compat-giflib will be briefly introduced to help the transition.

  • Release engineering: #7280 (a check of an impact with Release Engineering is needed)
  • Policies and guidelines: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Trademark approval: N/A (not needed for this Change)

Upgrade/compatibility impact

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

How To Test

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

User Experience

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Dependencies

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Contingency Plan

If the upgrade test fully succeeds in COPR, it will be applied to rawhide and F28. Otherwise, the upgrade won't be performed.

Documentation

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Release Notes

Fedora now ships the latest giflib-5.x release.