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Re: libjasper in Stretch

David Griffith <dave@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Mar 2017, Sven Hartge wrote:
>> David Griffith <dave@xxxxxxx> wrote:

>>> I also saw this
>>> https://packages.qa.debian.org/j/jasper/news/20170212T221713Z.html, which
>>> 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 It has been replaced by openjpeg2:
>> https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/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.

Because the library is called "libopenjp2.so.7":

Why is the library named like that? You have to ask upstream about
that. I smell a SO name conflict in there somewhere.

> Why is/was there a "libopenjpeg5" package?

Was: because it was the name of the library in the past. Debian Jessie
is the last Version of Debian containing both libopenjpeg2 and

Is: There is not, at least in Testing and Unstable. If you still have the
package, then maybe because you have libavcodec-ffmpeg56 or libavcodec56
installed, both still depend on it.


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