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Bug 116768 - gd-2.0.15-1 requires XFree86-libs
gd-2.0.15-1 requires XFree86-libs
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gd (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Phil Knirsch
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Reported: 2004-02-24 19:52 EST by Peter E. Popovich
Modified: 2015-03-04 20:13 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-04-21 08:37:13 EDT
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Description Peter E. Popovich 2004-02-24 19:52:32 EST
Description of problem:
it's possible to build gd-2.0.15-1 without XFree86 dependencies, and
it's not clear that building it with XFree dependencies produces a
better gd.

How reproducible:

Actual Results:
#kani:i686# rpm -q gd
#kani:i686# rpm -q --requires gd
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#kani:i686# rpm -q --whatprovides libX11.so.6 libXpm.so.4

Additional info:
if i'm missing some improvement on gd that XFree86-libs makes, or it's
just unfeasible to build gd in a production environment without the
dependency, s'cool. just seemed really odd to me.
Comment 1 Phil Knirsch 2004-02-26 10:13:26 EST
Good question, i'll be looking into it, but it's fairly low priority atm.

Read ya, Phil
Comment 2 Phil Knirsch 2004-04-21 08:37:13 EDT
The problem is that gd is being compiled with the xpm feature enabled,
so Xpm is required for it which unfortunately is part of the
XFree86-libs package, so there is not really a lot i can do about it.

Read ya, Phil

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