[Buildroot] [PATCH 3/5] package/imlib2: Switch to giflib

Fabio Porcedda fabio.porcedda at gmail.com
Sat Mar 7 18:09:29 UTC 2015

On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 8:13 PM, Bernd Kuhls <bernd.kuhls at t-online.de> wrote:
> [posted and mailed]
> Peter Korsgaard <peter at korsgaard.com> wrote in
> news:8761bsz1n6.fsf at dell.be.48ers.dk:
>> How about instead bumping our imlib2 version? I see there is some giflib
>> support in upstream git:
>> https://git.enlightenment.org/legacy/imlib2.git/log/
> Hi,
> bumping to 1.4.6 and backporting some giflib related patches or switching
> directly to the upstream git HEAD is an option, but I am not in a position to
> runtime test the packages depending on imlib2, therefore I chose a way to
> support giflib with a minimum of code changes. I can provide v2 of my patch
> with one of my suggestions but fixing build errors later on will be a
> difficult task for me timewise. What do you suggest?
> Since imlib2 1.4.6 was released over a year ago I suppose that there is not a
> big audience for this package in the buildroot community, the only reason I
> touched imlib2 is my desire to get rid of libungif in favour of giflib
> because Kodi 15.0 will depend on it ;)

I've made a patch for bumping it to 1.4.6 and back porting few
upstream patches to support giflib:

Sorry but I've found your patch only right before sending mine.

Fabio Porcedda

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