[CentOS] NetPBM

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams ivazquez at ivazquez.net
Fri Sep 9 01:25:46 UTC 2005


On Thu, 2005-09-08 at 12:52 -0500, William J.A. Brillinger wrote:
> At 12:37 PM 08/09/2005, you wrote:
> > > Do I need to install the netpbm-progs.i386 and netpbm-devel.i386
> > > also??
> > 
> > netpbm-progs is the command line utilities
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > MaZe.
> 
> netpbm-progs.i386                        10.25-2.EL4.1          update
> Matched from:
> netpbm-progs
> 
> "Tools for manipulating graphics files in netpbm supported formats.
> The netpbm-progs package contains a group of scripts for manipulating
> the
> graphics files in formats which are supported by the netpbm libraries.
> For
> example, netpbm-progs includes the rasttopnm script, which will
> convert a
> Sun rasterfile into a portable anymap.  Netpbm-progs contains many
> other
> scripts for converting from one graphics file format to another.
> 
> If you need to use these conversion scripts, you should install
> netpbm-progs.  You'll also need to install the netpbm package."
> 
> 
> It would have been nice if the description (above) include the text
> "command line tools" or similar. 

Well, it does say "script" four times, although I suppose
non-programmers might not make the connection between "script" and
"command-line".

-- 
Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams <ivazquez at ivazquez.net>
http://centos.ivazquez.net/

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