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Id: 49616
Status: resolved
Priority: 30/
Queue: Imager

Owner: Nobody in particular
Requestors: TONYC [...]

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Severity: Important
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Subject: file formats that use external libraries should be split off
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Currently CPAN modules can't declare a dependency on Imager that requires (for example) GIF support. This means that they declare a dependency on Imager, attempt to use GIF support, and fail. GIF, TIFF, PNG, JPEG should be separated into Imager::File::* modules which only installed when the required library is found.
JPEG, TIFF, Win32, FT2, PNG, GIF done. Type1, TrueType (FT1) left to do
T1 is now done. I don't plan to do FT1 - let it die a slow death. So resolving this.

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