Stricter compatibility checking for GIF dependency

Adriaan de Groot groot at
Sun May 28 10:53:00 BST 2006

On Sunday 28 May 2006 08:06, Pradeepto Bhattacharya wrote:
> On 5/25/06, Adriaan de Groot <groot at> wrote:
> > I have a Kubuntu system where I installed the first GIF library I spotted
> > -- one called giflib3g. This passes the configure tests and installs a
>       I just now faced this same problem and was about to post it to
> the list but on checking the list in case I missed something, I found
> this mail from Ade. Apparently installing libungif4-dev helped.

I've just added a configure-time check for the UserData member which libungif 
passes; I'm not going to break things to see that giflib fails though. 

>          The wiki page about kde3to4 says nothing about this
> libungif4-dev while it does mention about giflib3g. Perhaps we need to
> add this information too on the wiki.

Yes, whatever talks about giflib3g should be considered deprecated; probably 
we shouldn't try to use that library anyway.

KDE Quality Team

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