[arch-dev-public] ImageMagick 7

Antonio Rojas arojas at archlinux.org
Sat Dec 2 20:07:56 UTC 2017

El Sat, 02 Dec 2017 19:53:10 +0000, Jan Alexander Steffens via
arch-dev-public escribió:

> Hi list,
> if nobody objects I would like to start an upgrade to ImageMagick 7.
> The plan is:
> - Split imagemagick into (libmagick imagemagick imagemagick-doc).
> - Add imagemagick6, split into (libmagick6 imagemagick6). No docs.
> libmagick and libmagick6 contain the parallel-installable libraries.
> imagemagick and imagemagick6 conflict with each other, containing the
> tools, the perl module and the conflicting build files.
> We'll need some rebuilds, of course.
> Thoughts?

Will imagemagick6 (the tools) still be needed after we ship IM7? I'd rather not ship two versions of the tools if that's possible. 

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