graphics/giflib: Update to 5.1.2_1 breaks GIF rendering in Konqueror

Stefan Ehmann shoesoft at
Sat Mar 5 18:50:26 UTC 2016

On 05.03.2016 19:12, Patrick Hess wrote:
> Stefan Ehmann wrote:
>> On 29.02.2016 18:25, Patrick Hess wrote:
>>> After upgrading graphics/giflib from 5.1.1 to 5.1.2_1,
>>> Konqueror won't display GIF images in web pages:
>> I'm seeing the same issue.
>> If I use webkit rendering (via www/kwebkitpart) GIFs work.
> Just gave it a try, and indeed, GIFs render fine with webkit.
> Unfortunately, webkit still has the same issue where it chooses
> the wrong font faces for some of the fonts, especially on pages
> that use web fonts.

There's another workaround:

Settings->Configure Konqueror
File Management->File Associations
Select image/gif
Go to embedding tag:
Select gvpart (part of gwenview) as preferred handler

The default khtmlimage (part of kdelibs) doesn't work.

Haven't done any further analysis yet.

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