[xml/sgml-pkgs] Bug#542564: xmlroff: uses libgnomeprint which is scheduled for removal

Emilio Pozuelo Monfort pochu at debian.org
Tue May 25 10:30:00 UTC 2010

On 29/04/10 18:33, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort wrote:
> Upstream has said in the upstream bug report:
>> What if Cairo was the only backend? I.e., no GNOME print
>> backend and no GTK print backend?
> I'm not sure I get the question... does the Cairo backend use libgnomeprint or what?
> Anyway, if they don't want to remove the libgnomeprint support, there should be
> support for GtkPrint too, so that we can build that instead of libgnomeprint.
> Also note that libgnomeprint is dead upstream, so it doesn't make sense for
> xmlroff to keep using it...

We're removing libgnomeprint RSN. Can you have a look at this and forward my
comments upstream? We should probably remove the libgnomeprint support.


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