Re: something about libgd1 of debian
On Thu, 28 Mar 2002, pigfoot wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 26, 2002 at 11:56:37AM +0100, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> > And if you want to build other packages against those two you should grab
> > the newest Sid package built yesterday - Joey Hess spotted an error in the
> > shlib file not referring to those -noxpm packages.
> > Expect next package of analog and other packages depending on libg or
> > libgd2 to be installable without X libraries :-)
> Thanks all, i get the answer.
> BTW, is it a better suggestion that cvsgraph depends on either libgd1 or
It will happen automagically the next time cvsgraph is rebuilt against the
new libgd-dev (thanks to the helpful hint from Joey Hess).
If you want to see it happen for the Woody release, go ahead and write a
wishlist bugreport for your favourite libgd-dependend package.
According to aptitude (I don't know how to do with apt-find or dpkg) the
following packages use libgd:
And the following packages depend on libgd2:
And these depend on libgd-perl:
"depends on libgd" doesn't necessarily mean they are compiled against the
library, so either a simple rebuild is necessary or changing the Depends
Similarly, the following packages might use a change of Depends for
"libgd-perl | libgd-perl-noxpm" (or the other way around - the first one
mentioned has highest priority and if XPM is really not needed it should
prefer the noxpm version):
Feel free to quote me wherever. I usually post on d-private because that's
where most developers are. Sadly there's no similar _public_ spot!
Jonas Smedegaard (+45 40843136) http://dr.jones.dk/~jonas/
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