[Tts-project] new flite and removed symbols

Samuel Thibault sthibault at debian.org
Wed Jan 3 15:16:08 UTC 2018

Paul Gevers, on dim. 31 déc. 2017 15:37:40 +0100, wrote:
> 1) ignore the dropped symbols and remove them from the symbols file
> after checking that none of our reverse build depends uses them
> (codesearch.d.n doesn't yield anything except flite itself).

I'd say that should be fine. Such functions are for mostly internal use.

> Opinions? I propose we talk to upstream first what their opinion is, and
> if response lacks go with 1.

Yes, that should be fine.

> What is your experience with talking to festvox/festlex upstream? Are
> they responsive?

I don't remember interacting with them.

> I guess not too much as they didn't even fix CVE-2014-0027, but maybe
> they weren't even notified.

That's possible yes.

> By the way: none of our patches are incorporated upstream, I guess we
> never upstreamed them. Is that ENOTIME?

Most probably, yes (except e.g. no_rpath which is often not accepted


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