Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 190768
pointless dependancy on GL libraries.
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:27:00 EST
libtiff comes with this godawful tiff viewer called tiffgt, which is written
(for reasons no-one can fathom) using OpenGL. It doesn't seem to offer any real
redeeming features, and breaks easily (it segfaulted on a sample tiff I created
Can we chop this bit out of the build so this dependancy goes away ?
I noticed it when I installed samba on a fileserver, and saw it trying to pull
in GL libraries on a headless box via samba-common->cups-libs->libtiff->mesa-libGL
how about splitting off a libtiff-clients package with all the binaries ?
i ended up removing it