Subject: Re: graphics/gd with/without X11 support.
To: None <>
From: Masao Uebayashi <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/10/2004 16:47:59
> And a question.  Why does gd need X11?  For xpm output support _only_?
> If so, I think it could make more sense to make gd use no x11 at all and
> create a new gd-x11 package that provides everything.  Only people
> wanting xpm support (anybody?) will have to deal with setting a variable,
> but the _default_ could be more sane.  (i.e., beeing able to install php
> with gd in a server without X, a quite normal setup).

I totally agree!