[kde-freebsd] Should graphics/pixieplus still exist?
Arjan van Leeuwen
avleeuwen at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 19:57:20 CET 2007
I don't use pixieplus anymore, but depending on GraphicsMagick is probably a
good idea. Not sure if there's many people still using pixieplus though.
2007/11/8, Mikhail Teterin <mi+kde at aldan.algebra.com>:
> Deafening silence...
> Anyway. Attached is the proposed update -- I suspect, the port has not
> for /very/ long time. It used to overwrite a kdelibs-installed x-pcx
> and install a useless x-tga, when x-targa was already installed by
> This and other pkg-plist problems should all be fixed now. The port will
> depend on and use GraphicsMagick instead of ImageMagick. GM's developers
> emphasise API-stability, so the port should stop requiring as frequent
> updates as it used to. Keeping port's own "private" headers is no longer
> necessary either.
> Please, approve. Thanks,
> On середа 07 листопад 2007, Mikhail Teterin wrote:
> = Hello!
> = The port promises experimental features, that are "not yet" available in
> = base KDE distribution.
> = That's according to the upstream web-site:
> = http://www.mosfet.org/pixie/
> = However, the most recent version (Pixie-1.02a) on the site is from April
> = 2004.
> = The version (0.5.4.1) built by the port is a little bit newer:
> = http://people.fruitsalad.org/avleeuwen/distfiles/pixieplus/
> = -- February 2005...
> = The port no longer builds due to the ever-changing ImageMagick API (the
> = cvs-log is full of fixes due to this moving target -- using
> = instead is strongly encouraged, whenever possible, BTW).
> = It can be fixed again, but is it worth the trouble? Are the features
> = by pixieplus /still/ not available by the KDE itself, or should the port
> = just be retired? Maybe, there is a new version somewhere?
> = Please, advise -- I'd like to resolve this one way or the other before
> = currently-prepared OS-releases are cut.
> = Thanks!
> = -mi
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