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bug#26109: [PATCH 3/7] gnu: Add dcmtk.

From: Leo Famulari
Subject: bug#26109: [PATCH 3/7] gnu: Add dcmtk.
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2017 22:12:40 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.8.0 (2017-02-23)

On Sat, Mar 18, 2017 at 08:23:35AM +0100, John Darrington wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 17, 2017 at 04:42:59PM -0400, Kei Kebreau wrote:
>      Judging from the description of the software, it seems like this could
>      fit in gnu/packages/image.scm.
>      Also, the linter says that this package vulnerable to
>      CVE-2015-8979. Supposedly this* upstream patch fixes it. Could you see
>      if that fix works for this package?
>      *
> Unfortunately this patch doesn't go in.  It seems that as well as fixing this
> vulnerability it also makes some unrelated changes.  Furthermore, it depends
> on a whole lot of other patches which are not in this release.
> Do we have a procedure on what to do in cases like this?

We could see what other distros have done. Maybe they have a simpler
patch we could copy. Or, we could try building from an arbitrary Git

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