[CentOS-devel] FreeType Bytecode Interpreter

Manuel Wolfshant wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro
Wed Nov 23 12:04:24 EST 2011


On 11/23/2011 06:35 PM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> 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.
Until then it's a perfect candidate for centosplus.


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