[arch-dev-public] ImageMagick 7
Jan Alexander Steffens
jan.steffens at gmail.com
Sat Dec 2 20:18:44 UTC 2017
On Sat, Dec 2, 2017 at 9:08 PM Antonio Rojas via arch-dev-public <
arch-dev-public at archlinux.org> wrote:
> 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.
That's the question. I'm not even sure (but more confident) that we need
libmagick6. I have the complete set ready, but we can still drop the
packages that we later determine are not needed.
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