[erlang-questions] Imagemagick erlang port
Fri Dec 18 18:04:34 CET 2009
On Dec 18, 2009, at 17:49 , Senthilkumar Peelikkampatti wrote:
> I found image magick driver for so many other languages but
> not able to find one for Erlang :-)
> For those not familiar with ImageMagick, it is image manipulation tool
> which converts one format to another and also does somany other
> things. Moer here http://imagemagick.com/script/index.php.
You should look at
ImageMagick is full of memory leaks; and performance problems.
> I used this extensively for Captacha and image transformation but with
> script utility and erlang:port_command. But for me, it looks like a
> hack. Has anybody developed Erlang interface? Anybody interested in
using erlang:port_command is far from a hack; many software are
be used that way.
It might be a hack whenever you need to transfer massive binary data
with this interface
but while data consists only in simple command lines, you win simple
Restarting a port that's closed is trivial.
I use ghostscript for creating pdf png or whatever format it supports
using postcript as language (generated by erlang)
and never had any problem with that...
> writing interface in erlang? It would be great addition to Joe's elib
> Senthilkumar Peelikkampatti,
> erlang-questions mailing list. See http://www.erlang.org/faq.html
> erlang-questions (at) erlang.org
More information about the erlang-questions