[CentOS-devel] FreeType Bytecode Interpreter

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Wed Nov 23 11:35:20 EST 2011


On 11/23/2011 09:48 AM, Ned Slider wrote:
> On 23/11/11 12:47, Johnny Hughes wrote:
>> On 11/23/2011 06:15 AM, Marcus Moeller wrote:
>>> Hi all.
>>>
>>> As the patents for the Bytecode interpreter has been expired [1], I
>>> wonder if we could build freetype '--with bytecode_interpreter' set.
>>>
>>> Greets
>>> Marcus
>>>
>>> [1] http://www.freetype.org/patents.html
>>> _______________________________________________
>>
>> Only if they build it that way in RHEL.
>>
> 
> Wouldn't this be a candidate for the centosplus repo?
> 
> You build other packages with options different to upstream in 
> centosplus (e.g, postfix with mysql support enabled)?

We could do that if there is a need.

Putting this in the upstream bugzilla might get it turned on for the
main distro.

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