[php-maint] Bug#321237: Bug#321237: Bug#321237: Bug#321237: Other related issues

Pierre Joye pierre.php at gmail.com
Thu Dec 2 16:39:24 UTC 2010


On Thu, Dec 2, 2010 at 5:19 PM, Ondřej Surý <ondrej at debian.org> wrote:
> The most information I got was from comments by Pierre Joye in:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/74647
> And there was also bug in the compatibility layer
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=543496 which I fixed
> in our release.
> Anyway Pierre, it looks like the documentation on php.net is lacking
> the information about using the compat layer in PHP 5.3. (At least I
> wasn't able to find it.)

Patches welcome for both issues :)

> So here's the short summary of what I know:
> PHP 5.3.x branch includes a compatibility layer which adds some (not
> all) missing functions when not using the bundled GD library. You can
> see the list of added functions in libgd/gd_compat.h.
> There are few (four) functions which are still missing (taken from php_gd.h):
> imageantialias
> imagecreatefromxpm
> imagelayereffect
> imagexbm
> There is also an ongoing work (well last commit was 3 month ago, but
> still better than last release in 2007) on libgd 2.1.x, there's an
> issue tracker on libgd.org, and the main repository is at:
> http://bitbucket.org/pierrejoye/gd-libgd
> But I don't know if libgd 2.1 has set any release date or if they
> actually aim for the release.

We aim to yes, there are changes too in the repo.


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