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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7<!ENTITY giflib-download-http "http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/libungif/giflib-&giflib-version;.tar.bz2">
8<!ENTITY giflib-download-ftp " ">
9<!ENTITY giflib-md5sum "22efc9599ccf91d288374dcf0679abf1">
10<!ENTITY giflib-size "440 KB">
11<!ENTITY giflib-buildsize "6.2 MB">
12<!ENTITY giflib-time "0.16 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="giflib" xreflabel="giflib-&giflib-version;">
16<sect1info>
17<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
18<date>$Date$</date>
19</sect1info>
20<?dbhtml filename="giflib.html"?>
21<title>giflib-&giflib-version;</title>
22<indexterm zone="giflib">
23<primary sortas="a-Giflib">Giflib</primary></indexterm>
24
25<sect2>
26<title>Introduction to <application>giflib</application></title>
27
28<para>The <application>giflib</application> package contains libraries for
29reading and writing <acronym>GIF</acronym>s as well as
30programs for converting and working with <acronym>GIF</acronym> files. The
31libraries are useful for any graphics program wishing to deal with
32<acronym>GIF</acronym> files while the programs are useful for conversion
33purposes as well as cleaning up images.</para>
34
35<sect3><title>Package information</title>
36<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
37<listitem><para>Download (HTTP):
38<ulink url="&giflib-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
39<listitem><para>Download (FTP):
40<ulink url="&giflib-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
41<listitem><para>Download MD5 sum: &giflib-md5sum;</para></listitem>
42<listitem><para>Download size: &giflib-size;</para></listitem>
43<listitem><para>Estimated disk space required:
44&giflib-buildsize;</para></listitem>
45<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
46&giflib-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
47</sect3>
48
49<sect3><title><application>giflib</application> dependencies</title>
50<sect4><title>Optional</title>
51<para>X (<xref linkend="xfree86"/> or <xref linkend="xorg"/>)</para>
52</sect4>
53</sect3>
54
55</sect2>
56
57<sect2>
58<title>Installation of <application>giflib</application></title>
59
60<para>Install <application>giflib</application> by running the following
61commands:</para>
62
63<screen><userinput><command>./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
64make</command></userinput></screen>
65
66<para>Now, as the root user:</para>
67
68<screen><userinput role='root'><command>make install &amp;&amp;
69install -v -m755 -d /usr/share/doc/giflib-&giflib-version;/html &amp;&amp;
70install -v -m644 doc/*.{png,html} \
71 /usr/share/doc/giflib-&giflib-version;/html &amp;&amp;
72install -v -m644 doc/*.txt \
73 /usr/share/doc/giflib-&giflib-version;</command></userinput></screen>
74
75</sect2>
76
77<sect2>
78<title>Contents</title>
79
80<segmentedlist>
81<segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
82<segtitle>Installed Library</segtitle>
83<segtitle>Installed Directory</segtitle>
84
85<seglistitem>
86<seg>gif2epsn, gif2ps, gif2rgb, gif2x11, gifasm, gifbg, gifburst, gifclip,
87gifclrmp, gifcolor, gifcomb, gifcompose, giffiltr, giffix, gifflip, gifhisto,
88gifinfo, gifinter, gifinto, gifovly, gifpos, gifrotat, gifrsize, gifspnge,
89giftext, gifwedge, icon2gif, raw2gif, rgb2gif, text2gif</seg>
90<seg>libgif.[so,a]</seg>
91<seg>/usr/share/doc/giflib-&giflib-version;</seg>
92</seglistitem>
93</segmentedlist>
94
95<variablelist>
96<bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
97<?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
98
99<varlistentry id="gif2epsn">
100<term><command>gif2epsn</command></term>
101<listitem><para>dumps images saved as <acronym>GIF</acronym> files on Epson
102type printers.</para>
103<indexterm zone="giflib gif2epsn">
104<primary sortas="b-gif2epsn">gif2epsn</primary>
105</indexterm></listitem>
106</varlistentry>
107
108<varlistentry id="gif2ps">
109<term><command>gif2ps</command></term>
110<listitem><para>prints <acronym>GIF</acronym> files on laser printers
111supporting PostScript.</para>
112<indexterm zone="giflib gif2ps">
113<primary sortas="b-gif2ps">gif2ps</primary>
114</indexterm></listitem>
115</varlistentry>
116
117<varlistentry id="gif2rgb">
118<term><command>gif2rgb</command></term>
119<listitem><para>converts images saved as <acronym>GIF</acronym> to 24-bit
120<acronym>RGB</acronym> images.</para>
121<indexterm zone="giflib gif2rgb">
122<primary sortas="b-gif2rgb">gif2rgb</primary>
123</indexterm></listitem>
124</varlistentry>
125
126<varlistentry id="gif2x11">
127<term><command>gif2x11</command></term>
128<listitem><para>displays images saved as <acronym>GIF</acronym> files
129under X Window System.</para>
130<indexterm zone="giflib gif2x11">
131<primary sortas="b-gif2x11">gif2x11</primary>
132</indexterm></listitem>
133</varlistentry>
134
135<varlistentry id="gifasm">
136<term><command>gifasm</command></term>
137<listitem><para>assembles multiple <acronym>GIF</acronym>s into one, or burst
138a multiple-image <acronym>GIF</acronym>.</para>
139<indexterm zone="giflib gifasm">
140<primary sortas="b-gifasm">gifasm</primary>
141</indexterm></listitem>
142</varlistentry>
143
144<varlistentry id="gifbg">
145<term><command>gifbg</command></term>
146<listitem><para>generates a single-color test pattern
147<acronym>GIF</acronym>.</para>
148<indexterm zone="giflib gifbg">
149<primary sortas="b-gifbg">gifbg</primary>
150</indexterm></listitem>
151</varlistentry>
152
153<varlistentry id="gifburst">
154<term><command>gifburst</command></term>
155<listitem><para>bursts a <acronym>GIF</acronym> image into
156subrectangles.</para>
157<indexterm zone="giflib gifburst">
158<primary sortas="b-gifburst">gifburst</primary>
159</indexterm></listitem>
160</varlistentry>
161
162<varlistentry id="gifclip">
163<term><command>gifclip</command></term>
164<listitem><para>clips or crops a <acronym>GIF</acronym> image.</para>
165<indexterm zone="giflib gifclip">
166<primary sortas="b-gifclip">gifclip</primary>
167</indexterm></listitem>
168</varlistentry>
169
170<varlistentry id="gifclrmp">
171<term><command>gifclrmp</command></term>
172<listitem><para>modifies <acronym>GIF</acronym> image colormaps.</para>
173<indexterm zone="giflib gifclrmp">
174<primary sortas="b-gifclrmp">gifclrmp</primary>
175</indexterm></listitem>
176</varlistentry>
177
178<varlistentry id="gifcolor">
179<term><command>gifcolor</command></term>
180<listitem><para>generates color test patterns.</para>
181<indexterm zone="giflib gifcolor">
182<primary sortas="b-gifcolor">gifcolor</primary>
183</indexterm></listitem>
184</varlistentry>
185
186<varlistentry id="gifcomb">
187<term><command>gifcomb</command></term>
188<listitem><para>combines two <acronym>GIF</acronym> images of exactly the
189same size into one.</para>
190<indexterm zone="giflib gifcomb">
191<primary sortas="b-gifcomb">gifcomb</primary>
192</indexterm></listitem>
193</varlistentry>
194
195<varlistentry id="gifcompose">
196<term><command>gifcompose</command></term>
197<listitem><para>uses giflib tools to compose images.</para>
198<indexterm zone="giflib gifcompose">
199<primary sortas="b-gifcompose">gifcompose</primary>
200</indexterm></listitem>
201</varlistentry>
202
203<varlistentry id="giffiltr">
204<term><command>giffiltr</command></term>
205<listitem><para>is a template for filtering a <acronym>GIF</acronym>
206sequentially.</para>
207<indexterm zone="giflib giffiltr">
208<primary sortas="b-giffiltr">gifiltr</primary>
209</indexterm></listitem>
210</varlistentry>
211
212<varlistentry id="giffix">
213<term><command>giffix</command></term>
214<listitem><para>clumsily attempts to fix truncated <acronym>GIF</acronym>
215images.</para>
216<indexterm zone="giflib giffix">
217<primary sortas="b-gifix">gifix</primary>
218</indexterm></listitem>
219</varlistentry>
220
221<varlistentry id="gifflip">
222<term><command>gifflip</command></term>
223<listitem><para>flips a <acronym>GIF</acronym> image along the X or Y axis or
224rotates an image by 90 degrees.</para>
225<indexterm zone="giflib gifflip">
226<primary sortas="b-gifflip">gifflip</primary>
227</indexterm></listitem>
228</varlistentry>
229
230<varlistentry id="gifhisto">
231<term><command>gifhisto</command></term>
232<listitem><para>generate a color-frequency histogram from a
233<acronym>GIF</acronym>.</para>
234<indexterm zone="giflib gifhisto">
235<primary sortas="b-gifhisto">gifhisto</primary>
236</indexterm></listitem>
237</varlistentry>
238
239<varlistentry id="gifinfo">
240<term><command>gifinfo</command></term>
241<listitem><para>gives information about a <acronym>GIF</acronym> file.</para>
242<indexterm zone="giflib gifinfo">
243<primary sortas="b-gifinfo">gifinfo</primary>
244</indexterm></listitem>
245</varlistentry>
246
247<varlistentry id="gifinter">
248<term><command>gifinter</command></term>
249<listitem><para>converts between interlaced and non-interlaced images.</para>
250<indexterm zone="giflib gifinter">
251<primary sortas="b-gifinter">gifinter</primary>
252</indexterm></listitem>
253</varlistentry>
254
255<varlistentry id="gifinto">
256<term><command>gifinto</command></term>
257<listitem><para>is an end-of-pipe fitting for
258<acronym>GIF</acronym>-processing pipelines.</para>
259<indexterm zone="giflib gifinto">
260<primary sortas="b-gifinto">gifinto</primary>
261</indexterm></listitem>
262</varlistentry>
263
264<varlistentry id="gifovly">
265<term><command>gifovly</command></term>
266<listitem><para>generates one composite <acronym>GIF</acronym> from a
267multiple-image <acronym>GIF</acronym>.</para>
268<indexterm zone="giflib gifovly">
269<primary sortas="b-gifovly">gifovly</primary>
270</indexterm></listitem>
271</varlistentry>
272
273<varlistentry id="gifpos">
274<term><command>gifpos</command></term>
275<listitem><para>changes a <acronym>GIF</acronym>'s screen size or
276reconditions it.</para>
277<indexterm zone="giflib gifpos">
278<primary sortas="b-gifpos">gifpos</primary>
279</indexterm></listitem>
280</varlistentry>
281
282<varlistentry id="gifrotat">
283<term><command>gifrotat</command></term>
284<listitem><para>rotates a <acronym>GIF</acronym> through any desired
285angle.</para>
286<indexterm zone="giflib gifrotat">
287<primary sortas="b-gifrotat">gifrotat</primary>
288</indexterm></listitem>
289</varlistentry>
290
291<varlistentry id="gifrsize">
292<term><command>gifrsize</command></term>
293<listitem><para>resizes a <acronym>GIF</acronym> by deletion or duplication
294of bits.</para>
295<indexterm zone="giflib gifrsize">
296<primary sortas="b-gifrsize">gifrsize</primary>
297</indexterm></listitem>
298</varlistentry>
299
300<varlistentry id="gifspnge">
301<term><command>gifspnge</command></term>
302<listitem><para>is a template for filtering a <acronym>GIF</acronym> with
303in-core operations.</para>
304<indexterm zone="giflib gifspnge">
305<primary sortas="b-gifspnge">gifspnge</primary>
306</indexterm></listitem>
307</varlistentry>
308
309<varlistentry id="giftext">
310<term><command>giftext</command></term>
311<listitem><para>prints (text only) general information about a
312<acronym>GIF</acronym> file.</para>
313<indexterm zone="giflib giftext">
314<primary sortas="b-giftext">giftext</primary>
315</indexterm></listitem>
316</varlistentry>
317
318<varlistentry id="gifwedge">
319<term><command>gifwedge</command></term>
320<listitem><para>creates a test <acronym>GIF</acronym> image resembling a
321color monitor test pattern.</para>
322<indexterm zone="giflib gifwedge">
323<primary sortas="b-gifwedge">gifwedge</primary>
324</indexterm></listitem>
325</varlistentry>
326
327<varlistentry id="icon2gif">
328<term><command>icon2gif</command></term>
329<listitem><para>is a converter/deconverter to/from an editable text
330format.</para>
331<indexterm zone="giflib icon2gif">
332<primary sortas="b-icon2gif">icon2gif</primary>
333</indexterm></listitem>
334</varlistentry>
335
336<varlistentry id="raw2gif">
337<term><command>raw2gif</command></term>
338<listitem><para>converts raw 8-bit image data into <acronym>GIF</acronym>
339files.</para>
340<indexterm zone="giflib raw2gif">
341<primary sortas="b-raw2gif">raw2gif</primary>
342</indexterm></listitem>
343</varlistentry>
344
345<varlistentry id="rgb2gif">
346<term><command>rgb2gif</command></term>
347<listitem><para>converts 24 bit images to a <acronym>GIF</acronym> image
348using color quantization.</para>
349<indexterm zone="giflib rgb2gif">
350<primary sortas="b-rgb2gif">rgb2gif</primary>
351</indexterm></listitem>
352</varlistentry>
353
354<varlistentry id="text2gif">
355<term><command>text2gif</command></term>
356<listitem><para>generates <acronym>GIF</acronym> images out of regular text
357in 8x8 font.</para>
358<indexterm zone="giflib text2gif">
359<primary sortas="b-text2gif">text2gif</primary>
360</indexterm></listitem>
361</varlistentry>
362
363<varlistentry id="libgif">
364<term><filename class='libraryfile'>libgif.[so,a]</filename></term>
365<listitem><para>contains <acronym>API</acronym> functions required by the
366<application>giflib</application> programs and any other programs needing
367library functionality to read, write and manipulate <acronym>GIF</acronym>
368images.</para>
369<indexterm zone="giflib libgif">
370<primary sortas="c-libgif">libgif.[so,a]</primary>
371</indexterm></listitem>
372</varlistentry>
373</variablelist>
374
375</sect2>
376
377</sect1>
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