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Re: HEADSUP: pcre security announcement
On Sep 7 17:45, Yaakov S wrote:
> I tried to keep the setup.hint dependencies the same as before to
> prevent possible setup.exe breakage for the moment. If there's nothing
> in the distro that actually depends on the unversioned libpcre, then
> IMHO it should be pulled from the mirrors (along with everything else
> 4.x), as it is also seemingly affected by the aforementioned security issue.
Yes, that's a good point. I'm not sure. I uploaded your packages,
removed the 4.4-1 version and moved libpcre into the _obsolete category
for now. Maybe we should really remove it, though.
> > I just would like to remove the libpcre dependency, even if we don't
> > remove the libpcre package.
> By all means.
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