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

Eric Bélanger snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Sat May 4 18:31:53 EDT 2013

On Sat, May 4, 2013 at 2:22 PM, Evangelos Foutras
<evangelos at foutrelis.com>wrote:

> On 04/05/13 10:38, Rashif Ray Rahman wrote:
> > 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.
> I'd like to move the packages out of testing too, so I created a todo
> list to fix the problematic packages:
> https://www.archlinux.org/todo/fix-invalid-pngs-for-libpng-16/
> I left out some packages that shouldn't need to be fixed. (Unused PNGs
> that only exist in the source files.)
> It'd also be nice to push the fixed PNGs upstream so we can drop our
> manual fixing in future versions. This would only be worthwhile for
> actively maintained software (in my opinion).

I'm in the process of fixing kdelibs3.  I notice that optipng doesn't fix
all png files. Some are still broken after running optipng on them. I still
need to figure out how to fix them (maybe I need to use an optipng option).
This is just a heads up.

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