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Notes on installing GD.

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commit 94b1a63a2746e9bf1ba0e9fedc0453577bb2654d 1 parent 4ae68d1
Jamie McCarthy authored April 18, 2002

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  1. 7  sql/mysql/upgrades
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@@ -265,10 +265,16 @@ INSERT INTO vars (name, value, description) VALUES ('admin_formkeys', '0', 'Do a
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 # End of T_2_3_0_21
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 # Install GD.pm and associated libraries for plugins/HumanConf.
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+# GD/Text and GD/Text/Align.pm are needed too.
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 # These Debian packages are believed necessary:
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 # libfreetype6-dev libfreetype6 freetype2 libjpeg62-dev libjpeg62
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 # when building from source, I used freetype-2.1.0, libpng-1.2.2,
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 # jpeg-6b, and gd-1.8.4, and the GD module from the CPAN. -- pudge
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+# last night Cliff and I got it to work on Debian stable using
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+# libjpeg62(-dev) and xpm4g(-dev) debs, plus source compiles of
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+# freetype-2.1.0 and gd-1.8.4; GD had 1 error (#8) and GD::Text
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+# had several errors, but after force installing, they work OK
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+# for HumanConf purposes.
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 # SLASHCODE/USEPERL LAST UPDATED HERE
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 UPDATE submissions SET signature=MD5(story);
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 ALTER TABLE submissions MODIFY COLUMN signature varchar(32) NOT NULL;
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