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Date:      Fri, 26 Oct 2012 23:27:40 +0200
From:      Robbin Habermehl <>
To:        Koop Mast <>
Cc:        "" <>, "" <>, Niclas Zeising <>
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD Ports: cairo-1.10.2_4,2 & poppler-utils-0.18.4_1
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That sounds reasonable, thanks for the update!

Regarding Cairo; wouldn't it be possible to publish multiple port
versions of it? I noticed the same thing was done for FFmpeg.



Op 26 okt. 2012 om 18:49 heeft Koop Mast <> het
volgende geschreven:

> On 26-10-2012 18:43, Niclas Zeising wrote:
>> On 10/26/12 18:15, Robbin Habermehl wrote:
>>> Dear Sir/Madam,
>>> As Cairo and Poppler (and Poppler-utils) have been updated regularly th=
e last couple of months the available FreeBSD ports have become kind of out=
dated. The current port versions are 1.10.2 for Cairo and 0.18.4 for Popple=
r (and Poppler-utils), while the current versions are 1.12.6 and 0.20.5 res=
>>> Both applications have been improved tremendously with these updates, s=
o for most users these most recent versions are quite essential. Would you =
please be so kind therefore to port these latest versions and make them ava=
ilable to FreeBSD? Thanks in advance!
>>> With best regards,
>>> Robbin Habermehl
>> Hi!
>> Currently we are in a freeze pending the release of FreeBSD 9.1. Both po=
ppler and cario are dependencies on a lot of ports, and therefore it is not=
 a good idea to update them right before a release, in case something break=
>> Regards!
> Poppler update will happen after the 9.1-R is out. Cairo is much harder s=
ince the new version exposes serious bugs in some xorg drivers that are ver=
y hard to fix.
> -Koop

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