[21414] trunk/dports/graphics/gd/Portfile

Mark Duling mark.duling at biola.edu
Tue Jan 23 23:59:57 PST 2007

Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at macports.org> on Tuesday, January 23, 2007 at
11:55 PM -0800 wrote:
>> I have now determined that there is exactly one port that depends  
>> on gd: cvsgraph. The port is at version 1.5.0. The changelog for  
>> version 1.5.2 includes "Fix configure script to detect gd-2  
>> problems" so perhaps the current version of cvsgraph, 1.6.1, will  
>> work properly with gd2. cvsgraph has no maintainer, and I don't use  
>> CVS, so perhaps someone else could take a look at whether cvsgraph  
>> can be updated to 1.6.1 and made to use gd2 instead of gd. Then we  
>> can delete the gd port.
>You know what? I just did "sudo port install cvsgraph" and it happily  
>downloaded and installed cvsgraph 1.5.0, without downloading or  
>installing gd, even though cvsgraph allegedly has library  
>dependencies on it. So I don't know what to make of that.

I *think* the old style dependency


would be satisfied by either gd 1.x or 2.x.  Perhaps the configure script
does not try to detect it but leaves it to the user to make sure it is


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