[php-maint] Concerning php5-gd and imageantialias()

Vincas Dargis vindrg at gmail.com
Thu Dec 11 19:54:17 UTC 2014

Hello maintainers,

We have testing Wheezy server in our workplace going ready for 
production, and we have noticed problems with PHP application that 
renders charts - they are pixelated, aliased.

So... imagenatialias() is not implemented...

I've seen archived bug #321237 ( 
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=321237 ), though I 
hoped that this will be fixed until Jessie comes over.

To check if it's fixed, I have installed Jessie inside virtual machine 
to look for imageantialias(), but sadly it's still missing...

I kinda understand policy behind not-using-bundleded-libraries, but it's 
sad that recompilation of php5-gd is probably still be needed for other 
few years, until Jessie+1, "just" for that, for a single function.

Is there any possibility to resolve this issue until Jessie is released? 
Is there anything that can be done?

I have at least tried to ask about it in libgd bug tracker ( 
), but to no avail...


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