[Vm-dev] Squeak removed from Gentoo Linux

Geoffroy Couprie geo.couprie at gmail.com
Thu May 27 20:05:33 UTC 2010

On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 7:37 PM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de> wrote:
> Squeak was recently removed from Gentoo Linux Ebuilds because of security issues in our bundled plugins:
>        http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=247363
> While it is convenient for us to bundle external library sources, package maintainers do not like that practice. Is there anything we can realistically do about it?

They have a point there. Statically linked libraries are not really a
problem for Windows and Mac, but you should expect similar reactions
from other distributions in the future if it is not fixed.

More information about the Vm-dev mailing list