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[bug#27635] [PATCH] gnu: emacs: Build with imagemagick support.

From: Alex Vong
Subject: [bug#27635] [PATCH] gnu: emacs: Build with imagemagick support.
Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2017 21:16:05 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.2 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:

> Arun Isaac <address@hidden> skribis:
>> Ludovic Courtès writes:
>>> There a few big packages showing up in the profile; we should try to
>>> make them smaller, perhaps by introducing separate outputs:
>>> Thoughts?
>> I have to go through the dependency tree carefully to figure out which
>> package to split. Do you have any suggestions off the bat?
> ImageMagick and Graphviz are pretty big.  For the latter, ISTR there are
> a couple of executables that are surprisingly big; perhaps the solution
> would be to figure out why it is the case and strip them somehow, if
> possible.
> Ghostscript and icu4c are also rather big.
How about making a tiny version of imagemagick excluding ghostscript?
The emacs manual[0] says ghostscript is a hard requirement for
postscript files. If users don't need to render postscript files, then
we don't need it, right?

> Ludo’.


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