Debian Bug report logs - #495131
read-edid: Switch to use lib86 instead of embedded LRMI

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Package: read-edid; Maintainer for read-edid is Dariusz Dwornikowski <>; Source for read-edid is src:read-edid.

Reported by: Guillem Jover <>

Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2008 18:42:01 UTC

Severity: important

Tags: patch, security

Found in version read-edid/1.4.1-2.1

Fixed in version read-edid/2.0.0-1

Done: LIU Qi <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Report forwarded to, Branden Robinson <>:
Bug#495131; Package read-edid. Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Guillem Jover <>
Subject: read-edid: Switch to use lib86 instead of embedded LRMI
Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2008 21:38:45 +0300
[Message part 1 (text/plain, inline)]
Source: read-edid
Source-Version: 1.4.1-2.1
Severity: important
Tags: patch security


This packages has embedded copies of lrmi, please switch to use libx86
instead. As a side effect allows this package to build on any-amd64
and any-i386 (including hurd and kfreebsd systems).

Attached a patch fixing this, you might need to run “autoreconf -f -i”,
after applying it.

[0001-Use-external-libx86-instead-of-embedded-lrmi.patch (text/x-diff, attachment)]

Reply sent to LIU Qi <>:
You have taken responsibility. (Sat, 30 May 2009 12:15:16 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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Bug acknowledged by developer. (Sat, 30 May 2009 12:15:16 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #10 received at (full text, mbox):

From: LIU Qi <>
Subject: Bug#495131: fixed in read-edid 2.0.0-1
Date: Sat, 30 May 2009 11:54:11 +0000
Source: read-edid
Source-Version: 2.0.0-1

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
read-edid, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to pool/main/r/read-edid/read-edid_2.0.0-1.diff.gz
  to pool/main/r/read-edid/read-edid_2.0.0-1.dsc
  to pool/main/r/read-edid/read-edid_2.0.0-1_amd64.deb
  to pool/main/r/read-edid/read-edid_2.0.0.orig.tar.gz

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
LIU Qi <> (supplier of updated read-edid package)

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Format: 1.8
Date: Mon, 11 May 2009 13:14:40 +0800
Source: read-edid
Binary: read-edid
Architecture: source amd64
Version: 2.0.0-1
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: LIU Qi <>
Changed-By: LIU Qi <>
 read-edid  - hardware information-gathering tool for VESA PnP monitors
Closes: 231307 395741 406736 433713 495131 502125 502126
 read-edid (2.0.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
   * new upstream version and maintainer (Closes: #502125)
     - the new version uses libx86 instead of LRMI (Closes: #495131)
     - libx86 will build on new kernel (Closes: #502126)
   * add missing binary-indep in debian/rules (Closes: #395741)
   * new version is modified to build on any architecture
     - fixed the powerpc build problem (Closes: #406736)
     - fixed the rebuild problem (Closes: #433713)
   * install the read-edid in usr/sbin directory (Closes: #231307)
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