FBSD 8 php 52 extensions dependency on X11 ???

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Sun Nov 21 20:51:53 UTC 2010

On 20/11/2010 16:26, Alejandro Imass wrote:
> Hi,
> Whilst installing some (many) of the php 52 extensions in a jail I
> suddenly realized I was about to install X11 and a whole bunch of x11
> related deps.
> Can some kind soul explain to me which php 52 extension requires X11
> ??? Should it not say it EXPLICITLY??? !!!

php-gd is the usual culprit.  You can play with the OPTIONs for
installing the GD library to reduce your X dependency.

I don't know, off hand, if php-gd is the only php module that brings in
a dependency on X, but it is certainly the one most commonly encountered.



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