mp3 update

Juan Lang juan.lang at
Thu Aug 13 13:50:35 CDT 2009

> The reason you'd want to use dynamic linking is to ease security fix
> updates. If a flaw is found in libmpg123 that allows remote code
> execution (for example), any package that has its own version, or that
> statically links it into the program, needs updating, rebuilding and
> repackaging.

Again, at what cost?  We have a patch proposed that fixes a real flaw
(mp3 sounds bad in Wine.)  You all are asking Aric to do more do
address flaws that are inconsequential, in my opinion (it takes more
disk space than it needs to) or only theoretical (the new code might
contain as yet unknown vulnerabilities.)

As always, patches talk louder than emails.

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