[Image-SIG] Bug#41690: Ok, it now depends, but it shouldn't

Matthias Klose doko@cs.tu-berlin.de
Tue, 10 Aug 1999 22:27:29 +0200 (MET DST)


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For the beta of pil I sent a patch, which enables the dynamic loading
of the TK library (if the TK installation is properly made). Is there
a reason that this kind of configuration is not supported by PIL?
I received a suggestion of a Debian user, who uses this package in
this way.

Lalo Martins writes:
 > I can see your point; now _imaging.so depends on libtk. But
 > there's no good reason for that; this poses a problem for people
 > who want PIL in machines where X is not installed (like me). So
 > I took the liberty of reopening the bug and downgrading it to
 > `wishlist'. You can forward it to the upstream development team
 > if you wish.
 > 
 > []s,
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