libgd-perl - Perl module wrapper for libgd

Distribution: Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository: Debian Main amd64
Package name: libgd-perl
Package version: 2.53
Package release: 1+b1
Package architecture: amd64
Package type: deb
Installed size: 375 B
Download size: 175.85 KB
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This is a autoloadable interface module for libgd, a popular library for creating and manipulating PNG files. With this library you can create PNG images on the fly or modify existing files. Features include: * Lines, polygons, rectangles and arcs, both filled and unfilled * Flood fills * The use of arbitrary images as brushes and as tiled fill patterns * Line styling (dashed lines and the like) * Horizontal and vertical text rendering * Support for transparency and interlacing * Support for TrueType font rendering, via libfreetype. * Support for spline curves, via GD::Polyline * Support for symbolic font names, such as "helvetica:italic" * Support for symbolic color names, such as "green", via GD::Simple * Produces output in png, gif, jpeg and xbm format * Produces output in svg format via GD::SVG. Included with the example code is the perl script with QuickDraw routines for generating PICT2 files (used on Apple Macintosh).



  • libgd-gd2-noxpm-perl
  • libgd-gd2-perl


    Source package: libgd-perl

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install libgd-perl deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install libgd-perl


    • /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/perl5/5.20/
    • /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/perl5/5.20/GD/
    • /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/perl5/5.20/GD/
    • /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/perl5/5.20/GD/
    • /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/perl5/5.20/GD/
    • /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/perl5/5.20/GD/
    • /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/perl5/5.20/auto/GD/
    • /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/perl5/5.20/auto/GD/autosplit.ix
    • /usr/share/doc/libgd-perl/README.QUICKDRAW
    • /usr/share/doc/libgd-perl/README.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/libgd-perl/README.unix
    • /usr/share/doc/libgd-perl/buildinfo_amd64.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/libgd-perl/changelog.Debian.amd64.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/libgd-perl/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/libgd-perl/changelog.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/libgd-perl/copyright
    • /usr/share/doc/libgd-perl/examples/
    • /usr/share/doc/libgd-perl/examples/bdf_scripts/README
    • /usr/share/doc/libgd-perl/examples/bdf_scripts/bdf2gdfont.PLS.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/libgd-perl/examples/bdf_scripts/
    • /usr/share/doc/libgd-perl/examples/bdf_scripts/bdftogd
    • /usr/share/doc/libgd-perl/examples/bdf_scripts/
    • /usr/share/doc/libgd-perl/examples/demos/
    • /usr/share/doc/libgd-perl/examples/demos/
    • /usr/share/doc/libgd-perl/examples/demos/
    • /usr/share/doc/libgd-perl/examples/demos/
    • /usr/share/doc/libgd-perl/examples/demos/font_list.png
    • /usr/share/doc/libgd-perl/examples/demos/fonttest
    • /usr/share/doc/libgd-perl/examples/demos/gd_example.cgi
    • /usr/share/doc/libgd-perl/examples/demos/
    • /usr/share/doc/libgd-perl/examples/demos/
    • /usr/share/doc/libgd-perl/examples/demos/
    • /usr/share/doc/libgd-perl/examples/demos/tile.png
    • /usr/share/doc/libgd-perl/examples/demos/
    • /usr/share/doc/libgd-perl/examples/demos/truetype_test
    • /usr/share/doc/libgd-perl/examples/demos/
    • /usr/share/man/man3/GD.3pm.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man3/GD::Image.3pm.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man3/GD::Polygon.3pm.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man3/GD::Polyline.3pm.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man3/GD::Simple.3pm.gz


    2014-06-06 - Jonas Smedegaard <> libgd-perl (2.53-1) unstable; urgency=medium [ upstream ] * New release(s). + Fix misleading warning message about location of gd.h file. + Fix regression tests to run on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. + Point to Gabor Szabo's GD::Simple tutorial, and fix link to repository. [ Jonas Smedegaard ] * Bump standards-compliance to 3.9.5. * Stop mentioning 'gd2 variant' in short description: There is only that single variant on GD nowadays. * Update watch file to use and URLs (not URL). * Update copyright info: Extend coverage of packaging. * Extract metadata from images and fonts before copyright check (don't just skip check them). Build-depend on libregexp-assemble-perl, libimage-exiftool-perl and libfont-ttf-perl. * Fix break libgd-gd2-perl and libgd-gd2-noxpm-perl (as intended since 2.49-1). * Put aside upstream shipped autogenerated file during build. Tighten build-dependency on cdbs. * Update homepage.

    2013-07-21 - Jonas Smedegaard <> libgd-perl (2.50-1) unstable; urgency=low [ upstream ] * New release. + Fix gdUseFontConfig so that it can be called as a class method. [ Jonas Smedegaard ] * Improve watch file to use both URL (for newest info) and URL (for change of author). Switch get-orig-source target to use URL.

    2013-06-24 - Jonas Smedegaard <> libgd-perl (2.49-1) unstable; urgency=low [ upstream ] * New release. [ Gregor Hermann ] * Remove debian/source/local-options: abort-on-upstream-changes and unapply-patches are default in dpkg-source since 1.16.1. [ Salvatore Bonaccorso ] * Use canonical host ( in Vcs-Git URI. [ Xavier Guimard ] * Use canonical host ( in Vcs-Browser URI. * Bump standards-version to 3.9.4. [ Vasudev Kamath ] * Rename source package to libgd-perl. * Add myself as uploader. * Build-Depend on libgd2-dev (keeping libgd2-xpm-dev as fallback to ease backporting). * Relax to build-depend unversioned on debhelper: Needed version satisfied even in oldstable. * Declare all cleanup in rules file (stop use debhelper clean hook). * Drop makemaker-ccflags.patch: Adopted upstream. [ Jonas Smedegaard ] * Update README.source to emphasize file as *not* a show-stopper for contributions, referring to wiki page for details. * Update Vcs-* URLs to reflect new source package libgd-perl. * Update package relations: + Build-depend on devscripts to check copyright unconditionally. + Stop conflicting against libgd-noxpm-perl, libgd-perl, libgd-gd1-perl or libgd-gd1-noxpm-perl: dropped before oldstable (or for the latter two: never part of a Debian release). + Provide/replace/break libgd-gd2-perl and libgd-gd2-noxpm-perl. * Update copyright file: + Rewrite using file format 1.0. + Add git URL as alternate source. * Drop legacy epoch from package version. * Simplify watch file. * Fix make find rules in rules file POSIX-compliant. * Stop tracking md5sum of upstream tarball.

    2013-06-22 - Colin Watson <> libgd-gd2-perl (1:2.46-3.1) unstable; urgency=low * Non-maintainer upload. * Add regression test files matching libgd 2.1.0-rc1, confirmed to be visually indistinguishable (closes: #709048).

    2011-08-04 - Dominic Hargreaves <> libgd-gd2-perl (1:2.46-3) unstable; urgency=low * Fix FTBFS on perl 5.14: append $Config{ccflags} to CCFLAGS (Closes: #636649)

    2011-08-03 - Damyan Ivanov <> libgd-gd2-perl (1:2.46-2) unstable; urgency=low * build-depend on libjpeg-dev (Closes: #636451) Needed a patch to disable the JPEG test as that is buggy and fails with libjpeg8 (Closes: #565920) * stop shipping HTML variant of GD POD * fix interpreter path in examples (Closes: #601404) * add patch fixing POD errors