[arch-dev-public] Some PNG images won't work with libpng 1.6

Evangelos Foutras evangelos at foutrelis.com
Sat May 4 02:25:53 EDT 2013

On 03/05/13 14:36, Evangelos Foutras wrote:
> After moving the libpng 1.6 rebuilds to [testing], I noticed that some
> PNG icons wouldn't load. In my case the broken icons belonged to
> nm-applet and smplayer (both have been fixed in [extra]).
> Some KDE components are probably affected but I'm not sure of the extend
> there.
> The plan is to run a check on the source files of all packages to better
> assess the situation. (pngchecker.py can be used for that.¹)

So, not many packages are affected after all:


I think we should wait a bit for the libpng maintainer to say whether
the invalid PNGs will be readable again in a future libpng version. If
not, we can go ahead and fix the affected packages.

I've asked him (Glenn) here:


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