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Notes on installing GD.

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jamiemccarthy committed Apr 18, 2002
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@@ -265,10 +265,16 @@ INSERT INTO vars (name, value, description) VALUES ('admin_formkeys', '0', 'Do a
# End of T_2_3_0_21
# Install and associated libraries for plugins/HumanConf.
+# GD/Text and GD/Text/ are needed too.
# These Debian packages are believed necessary:
# libfreetype6-dev libfreetype6 freetype2 libjpeg62-dev libjpeg62
# when building from source, I used freetype-2.1.0, libpng-1.2.2,
# jpeg-6b, and gd-1.8.4, and the GD module from the CPAN. -- pudge
+# last night Cliff and I got it to work on Debian stable using
+# libjpeg62(-dev) and xpm4g(-dev) debs, plus source compiles of
+# freetype-2.1.0 and gd-1.8.4; GD had 1 error (#8) and GD::Text
+# had several errors, but after force installing, they work OK
+# for HumanConf purposes.
@@ -279,4 +285,3 @@ ALTER TABLE submissions ADD UNIQUE story_signature(signature);
UPDATE submissions SET signature=MD5(story);
ALTER TABLE submissions MODIFY COLUMN signature varchar(32) NOT NULL;

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