Jasper (jpeg-2000)

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Fri Oct 3 12:12:32 PDT 2008

On Fri, Oct 3, 2008 at 4:46 AM, Ken Moffat <zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com> wrote:
>  I built gtk+-2.14.3 last night, and was more than a little surprised
> to find that it now expects jasper (or, failing that,
> --without-libjasper ) the configure output is very helpful, but I
> had assumed jpeg2000 was another thing that hardly anybody used.
>  Usually, passing --without-something is a sign that functionality
> will be limited.  So, will I be missing anything useful ?

Only if you ever expect to use jpeg2000 files, I guess. It's just a
pixbuf loader like png and tiff, so it just enables gtk to access and
display jpeg2000 files. If that doesn't matter to you, then
--without-libjasper is the way to go.


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