Gd is available from these sites:
There is no FTP server at this site.
To install, pick up the sources, build zlib and libpng first, and then:
% gunzip -c gd-1.8.4.tar.gz | tar xf - % ln -s gd-1.8.4 gd % cd gd
Now edit Makefile, change the definitions for INCLUDEDIRS, LIBDIRS, INSTALL_LIB, INSTALL_INCLUDE, INSTALL_BIN, and change all
% make % make install % cd ..
If the gd "make install" fails with a warning about the "bin" directory, you need to create it by hand (see above).
To compile with the local version your EMBOSS configure line should now read:
This will look for the graphics libraries in your local installation under
/home/joe/localinstead of a system-wide location
configure keeps a copy of the previous settings. With earlier releases of EMBOSS, or as a developer with an earlier release of autoconf, you may need to delete files
config.statusif configure has been run before.