libXpm future (Re: File encoding is now UTF-8)
matthieu.herrb at laas.fr
Sun Dec 12 00:26:52 PST 2004
Adam Jackson wrote:
> On Monday 06 December 2004 09:28, Egbert Eich wrote:
>>That's not entirely true. We 'inherited' Xpm because nobody else feels
>>responsible for it any more. Now we have to worry about all the security
>>problems in this lib.
> So what you're saying is, we should push the Xpm security fixes to the copy
> in /cvs/xlibs, and delete it from the monolith, so we don't have to repeat
> the 6.8.1 release ever again.
> Anyone who objects to me doing this on HEAD has until (let's say) Wednesday
> Dec 15 to complain. If we're serious about doing 6.9 as a modular release we
> need to start evicting code from the monolith _now_.
I strongly object for now. Breaking the monolitic tree is not the
solution to push work on the modular tree, unless you have a working
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