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authorDaniel Friesel <>2017-01-15 09:44:55 +0100
committerDaniel Friesel <>2017-01-15 09:44:55 +0100
commitcc402464e547b6a0eaf075e1155b7650826a4a3c (patch)
parenta432e0ff83893b0f350ea77be75f98c3167dfe11 (diff)
feh(1): Update giflib notes
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/man/feh.pre b/man/feh.pre
index e8af585..6e91497 100644
--- a/man/feh.pre
+++ b/man/feh.pre
@@ -1725,18 +1725,19 @@ section.
-On systems with Imlib2 >= 1.4.7 and giflib >= 5.1.2,
+On systems with giflib 5.1.2,
may be unable to load gif images. For affected mips, mipsel and arm devices,
gif support is completely broken, while on x86 / x86_64 gifs can usually
only be loaded if they are the first image in the filelist.
-This appears to be an Imlib2 and/or giflib bug introduced in giflib 5.1.2.
+This appears to be a bug in giflib,
for details. Workaround: Use
.Cm --magick-timeout 5
.Pq or some other positive value
-to load gifs with imagemagick instead, or downgrade giflib to 5.1.1.
+to load gifs with imagemagick instead, or downgrade to giflib 5.1.1, or
+upgrade to giflib 5.1.4.