skimage is marked for autoremoval from testing

Johannes Schönberger jsch at demuc.de
Sat Aug 15 19:17:57 EDT 2015


+1 for the first option as well.

On Sat, Aug 15, 2015 at 9:25 AM, Josh Warner <silvertrumpet999 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Lena is the problem. We're going to have to remove that from the package.
>
> OpenCV had the exact same issue, see
> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=794856
>
> Three potential solutions come to mind:
>
>    - Remove `lena` from the package, raising an error informing the user
>    the image is not free and directing them to `astronaut`.
>    - Simply alias all queries for `lena` to `astronaut`, with a warning.
>    - Instead of loading from disk, have `imread` obtain this image from a
>    permalinked URL. Ideally an aliased one we can redirect if a host dies. We
>    could have a couple fallback URLs, too. Biggest question is what to do if
>    no internet connection is available.
>
> I favor the first or third solutions.
>
> Josh
>
> On Friday, August 14, 2015 at 11:52:30 PM UTC-5, stefanv wrote:
>>
>> Can I convince anyone to look at the following? This has escalated in
>> priority now.
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: "Debian testing autoremoval watch" <noreply at release.debian.org>
>> Date: Aug 14, 2015 9:40 PM
>> Subject: skimage is marked for autoremoval from testing
>> To: <skimage at packages.debian.org>
>> Cc:
>>
>> skimage 0.10.1-2 is marked for autoremoval from testing on 2015-09-20
>>
>> It is affected by these RC bugs:
>> 794859: skimage: non DFSG file in the source package
>>
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