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Re: Deprecating graphics/jasper

On Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 09:20:49AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> As for kodi, it seems there is a release just a few weeks ago.

Unfortunately it's been broken and outdated in pkgsrc for a long time.

I'd like to see it working again but it's not on my priority list
right now.

On Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 09:20:49AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> I'm guessing that in many of the above programs, there is some loss of
> functionality from disabling jasper, but that mostly it's for rare
> formats so that most users wouldn't notice.
> Are you proposing to go through the things that depend on jasper and
> optionize jasper, default off, if that's a reasonable thing, on a
> case-by-case basis?  That sounds like a good plan to me, if so.

Yeah, it'd be nice to use PKG_OPTIONS for this.

I am still interested to see if the state of jasper improves in the
future, disabled-by-default would allow us to re-enable it if the
state ever improves.

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