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Re: Possible regressions with trunk autoconf (vs 2.71)

From: Frederic Berat
Subject: Re: Possible regressions with trunk autoconf (vs 2.71)
Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2022 08:03:59 +0100

There are about 70 softwares (in Fedora ecosystem at least) which are
affected by this comma.
It will be hard for one person to track the upstream for each of them

I'll probably create issues at the package level on our side, so that
their respective maintainers track the issue with the respective
upstream. The risk though is that some of these software may actually
be un-maintained, which would mean that the fix will remain at the
distribution's package level in these cases, or even in autoconf
directly as there may be "non-visible" affected users (e.g. in RHEL

On Fri, Nov 18, 2022 at 9:34 PM Bob Friesenhahn
<> wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Nov 2022, Paul Eggert wrote:
> > Thanks for reporting that. I installed the attached patch to work around the
> > bug in libpng. Of course this is just a hack, but there's some benefit to it
> > and no harm that I can see.
> >
> > Could you please report the issue to the libpng maintainers? The attached
> > second patch should work around the immediate issue for them. I am not
> > plugged into the libpng ecosystem and don't know how to send them bug
> > reports. Thanks.
> I have forwarded this to Cosmin Truta, the current libpng maintainer.
> It may be useful to open a formal bug in the libpng bug tracker
> (presumably at Github) in case he is busy.
> Bob
> --
> Bob Friesenhahn
> GraphicsMagick Maintainer,
> Public Key,

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