[Python-modules-team] Bug#625581: Info received (Trying to fix API changes)

Sebastian Ramacher s.ramacher at gmx.at
Mon Oct 17 18:25:57 UTC 2011


On 10/17/2011 08:04 PM, Vincent Fourmond wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 7:44 PM, Sebastian Ramacher <s.ramacher at gmx.at> wrote:
>> I'm currently preparing a fix for #632508 and have just seen that you have been
>> working on this bug. Since 0.9.6 also suffers from #632508 I'd like to get a
>> fixed 0.9.1 packaged and then I'd like to merge your changes if this is okay
>> with you.
>   There aren't problems with that, save for the fact that you simply
> won't manage to build 0.9.1. I had started to port 0.9.1 to the newer
> ImageMagick API, and that turned out to be a nightmare. I'm unsure I
> have the changes left somewhere, but I had gotten to a 200-some lines
> diff, and I'm not even sure it did build in the end.

I've got it to build with the changes from [1].

>   You're much better off starting from 0.9.6. As far as I can
> remember, updating to 0.9.6 didn't actually require changes to the
> source (save updating the build-deps to the newer imagemagick
> development packages). That is what I would recommend you to do. There
> probably aren't changes you would have to incorporate from my
> packages, but if you wish to base your upon mine, please go ahead.

That would be better probably. I've just commited what I got so far and will
update to the new upstream release later today or tomorrow.

>   BTW, I can't seem to find you in the Debian Database, so I assume
> that you may need sponsoring. If such is the case, I could sponsor a
> new version, if you wish.

Thank you, I'd appreciate that.

Kind regards

[1] http://studio.imagemagick.org/pipermail/magick-bugs/2010-July/003388.html
Sebastian Ramacher

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