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Author Topic: 090225 libpng-1.2.35 [VL 5.9]  (Read 1223 times)

caitlyn

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090225 libpng-1.2.35 [VL 5.9]
« on: February 24, 2009, 10:38:13 pm »

rbistolfi has packaged an updated version of libpng for VL 5.9 and VL 5.9.1  This is a security patch which closes known memory corruption vulnerabilities in the version included in VL 5.9 and VL 5.9.1.  Security conscious users may want to upgrade immediately.  This package will be moved to patches as soon as we have adequate user testing.

Package:  libpng-1.2.35-i486-1_slack12.0.tlz
MD5:  8463d0c6f8ff05a361773aed714f3b79
Package Size:  284K
Installed Size: 1190K

Sources:  http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-5.9/source/testing/libs/libpng

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libpng: libpng (Portable Network Graphics library)
libpng:
libpng: PNG (Portable Network Graphics) is an extensible file format for the
libpng: lossless, portable, well-compressed storage of raster images.  PNG
libpng: provides a patent-free replacement for GIF and can also replace many
libpng: common uses of TIFF.  Indexed-color, grayscale, and truecolor images
libpng: are supported, plus an optional alpha channel.  Sample depths range
libpng: from 1 to 16 bits.
libpng:
libpng:
libpng:

After testing this package please stop back here and let us know how it works for you.
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Re: 090225 libpng-1.2.35 [VL 5.9]
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2009, 01:56:00 am »

Caitlyn,

I thought I would try it but in clicking on the link, I don't find the tgz file.  I will just wait til it makes it to the repositories.

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Re: 090225 libpng-1.2.35 [VL 5.9]
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2009, 05:41:35 am »

The link points to the location of the source-files. The package is allready in the repository and can be installed via Gslapt or slapt-get (if you have the testing repository enabled, otherwise you'd have to wait until the package is moved to either patches or extra)
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Re: 090225 libpng-1.2.35 [VL 5.9]
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2009, 05:56:37 am »

Hi Sledgehammer,

One of the things that has changed in Vector is that gslapt is
part of the package system. It is how package dependancies are
being met.

This is something that everyone should be aware of.

Caitlyn has made a sticky to explain why.

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http://forum.vectorlinux.com/index.php?topic=8569.0

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Re: 090225 libpng-1.2.35 [VL 5.9]
« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2009, 06:07:13 am »

Bigpaws, you're right,  but package not being there is another kind of problem though.

For example,, having the sources there makes easier to migrate packages to vl 64.

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Re: 090225 libpng-1.2.35 [VL 5.9]
« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2009, 10:54:26 am »

AFAIK both the package and the sources are in place.  The package is a .tlz package not a .tgz package.  We do not move Slackware packages into our repository -- we rebuild them.

To install this package you enable the testing repository in gslapt.  Instructions are in the link bigpaws provided.  Source code and build scripts should be in the source/testing repository.

HTH,
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