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

Patrick Hess patrickhess at
Sun Mar 6 20:18:36 UTC 2016

Stefan Ehmann wrote:
> I located the problem. konqueror isn't the only program affected.
> See
> You can put my patch in the SF ticket in 
> /usr/ports/graphics/giflib/files/ to test it.

Thanks a lot for the patch, that did indeed solve the issue.

> The gvpart workaround I mentioned previously doesn't really work BTW. 
> Some GIFs just worked by chance after konqueror restart.

Just for good measure, checked my file association settings anyway,
and surprisingly enough, I had actually been using gvpart this
entire time. Not sure when and why I changed that. Yet, I couldn't
get *any* GIFs to render, no matter how many times I restarted
Konqueror or reloaded the page. Strange.


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