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

Rashif Ray Rahman schiv at archlinux.org
Sat May 4 03:38:59 EDT 2013

Tentatively, should we just run the fixer for the affected packages
and push them to testing (so visuals don't break all of a sudden after
updates)? Whether the maintainer says anything or not, we're gonna
have to move stuff out from testing anyway.

Thanks for taking the trouble to look into this.

On 4 May 2013 14:25, Evangelos Foutras <evangelos at foutrelis.com> wrote:
> 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.น)
> So, not many packages are affected after all:
> https://dev.archlinux.org/~foutrelis/invalid-pngs-report/
> 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:
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=841734#c9


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