Jasper (jpeg-2000)

Ken Moffat ken at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Oct 3 13:14:38 PDT 2008


On Fri, Oct 03, 2008 at 12:12:32PM -0700, Dan Nicholson wrote:
> 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.
> 
 Thanks for that, Dan.  I've never come across a jpeg2000 image, so
I guess I'll be ok.

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