[php-maint] Bug#638755: Bug#638755: php5: remove t1lib dependency
geissert at debian.org
Mon Aug 22 06:17:49 UTC 2011
tag 638755 - patch
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On Sunday 21 August 2011 11:01:44 Michael Gilbert wrote:
> package: php5
> version: 5.3.7-1
> severity: important
> tag: patch
> t1lib is slated to be removed (in favor of freetype) before wheezy ships
> ,. This package is currently one of its reverse dependencies.
> Attached is a patch that disables t1lib in the build process.
It disables t1lib along with some functions, so no, that's not a patch that
For context, the following are the PHP functions that require t1lib:
I'm not sure what it would take to make those functions compatibility wrappers
around ft2-based functions.
@Pierre: as upstream maintainer, what's your opinion on making this change
upstream? (possibly for 5.4?)
The primary reason for this change is stated at http://bugs.debian.org/637040
At least the phpdoc needs to be more explicit that the imageft* functions also
support Type 1 fonts.
As far as I can see some basic features could already be implemented, but I
don't know how imagepstext()'s anti-aliasing, font slanting, text tightness,
and space differ from ft2-equivalents, if any, or how to provide them in the
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