[kde-linux] some of KDE-3.5 won't do JPEGs
James Richard Tyrer
tyrerj at acm.org
Mon Oct 8 21:18:02 UTC 2007
Kevin Krammer wrote:
> On Monday 08 October 2007, James Richard Tyrer wrote:
>> My motherboard died so I have upgraded from a K6 III to a Athlon.
>> I rebuilt KDE and Qt for the new architecture and now some of the
>> apps won't render JPEGs.
>> I have checked and I have the file:
>> and it was recompiled. Removed it and did it again to make sure.
>> The specific problems are that: KView (and the kparts for it) and
>> KPat won't render JPEG files. Other apps, specifically GwenView,
>> work OK.
> They might not be using the Qt image plugins, but some other
> framework, e.g. the library from image magick or imlib
Yes, it appears that KView does use imlib. I did some rebuilding and it
didn't help. I note that KuickShow also uses imlib and it will display
JPEG files with no problems.
So, now I am more puzzled.
I hope that this isn't another issue with old libraries. GNOME stopped
maintaining imlib with version 1.9.15 released 24-Sep-2004 as GNOME no
longer uses it for new releases.
Enlightenment came out with a new version Imlib2 which is not binary
So, it appears that we should have either adopted imlib or switched to
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