Re: libjasper in Stretch
- Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 01:47:03 +0000 (UTC)
- From: David Griffith <dave@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: libjasper in Stretch
On Mon, 27 Mar 2017, Sven Hartge wrote:
David Griffith <dave@xxxxxxx> wrote:
I also saw this
suggests that the original maintainer has stepped back up. In any case, I
should perhaps convert my code from using Jasper to using OpenJPEG. But
then I notice that there is no libopenjpeg5-dev in Stretch to go along
with libopenjpeg5. Is this just temporary?
Umm, openjpeg has also been removed from Stretch/Testing and Unstable
See https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/openjpeg and https://tracker.debian.org/news/791076
It has been replaced by openjpeg2:
Okay, now I see it. Why is the package named "openjp2-7" instead of
"openjpeg2-7"? It seems to me that the latter would be easier to find.
Why is/was there a "libopenjpeg5" package?
A: Because it fouls the order in which people normally read text.
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