[Slackbuilds-users] pixbuf - redundant?

Robby Workman rworkman at slackbuilds.org
Sat Jan 1 08:54:06 UTC 2011

On Fri, 31 Dec 2010 07:19:40 -0400
B Watson <yalhcru at gmail.com> wrote:

> Looks that way to me. Maybe rename the SBo package to gdk-pixbuf-1 or
> gdk-pixbuf-legacy, and/or add a "This is the legacy gdk-pixbuf from
> Gtk+ 1" type of statement to README + slack-desc?

Maybe.  I want to see what klaatu says first (though I'm not
sure why it matters)...

> Also... "grep pixbuf */*/README" shows only desktop/wmdrawer and
> multimedia/LiVES actually require the gdk-pixbuf on SBo (graphics/gliv
> mentions it in the README too, but it's talking about the 2.x
> version).
> Maybe the [maintainer of LiVES] could see if there's a way
> to build against the 2.x version, and then the old one could
> just go away?

Klaatu, could you check on this?  I'd be surprised to learn that
it really requires a gtk+1 library...

> ...addendum: wmdrawer's README says "This requires gdk-pixbuf", but
> during the compile:
> > gcc -Wall -O2 -fPIC `pkg-config --cflags gdk-pixbuf-xlib-2.0`
> > -I/usr/include -DLINUX -DUSE_GDKPIXBUF2 -c utils.c
> It's using the 2.0 one that's in Slackware already (I don't even have
> the 1.x one installed). So, all it needs is a line removed from
> its README...

Yep, fixed in my git branch.  Thanks!

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