Poppler on Debian

Jeroen Ooms jeroen at berkeley.edu
Thu Jan 10 13:32:42 GMT 2019

On Thu, Jan 10, 2019 at 2:09 PM Emilio Pozuelo Monfort <pochu at debian.org> wrote:
> I don't think so. That version (as every version, basically) breaks the ABI for
> the unstable library, which is widely used, and there is no time to get all the
> rdeps fixed before the transition freeze which is in two days. If there are some
> specific commits that we can backport, then we could look into that, but I'm
> afraid 0.73 is out of the question for buster. I could upload an updated package
> to experimental if that would help.

Thanks for your response. I understand it is too late for buster, but
would it still be possible to update sid? Or am I misunderstanding the
Debian release cycle? Otherwise experimental would also be great, that
at least gives me a path forward for now.

If you could backport this one-line fix that would really help me:
(you can append .patch to the url):

I know the unstable API is a bit of a pain. To give you a heads up, in
this release there were 2 such changes again:

 - The CMAKE variable -DENABLE_XPDF_HEADERS has been renamed to
 - Some of the internal headers and typedefs have been removed.

See here for the homebrew discussion:

Thanks again, let me know if you need help with debugging some issue!

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