libtiff installation instructions

Mark Hymers markh at
Sun Jul 22 07:52:44 PDT 2001

On Sun, 22, Jul, 2001 at 09:43:49AM -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> I haven't looke at 3.5.6 beta, but 3.5.5 needed changes to configure and 
>  libtiff/  Also, the default for configure was for 
> interactive querying of options and needed --noninteractive to be 
> specified.  Also, any optimization needed to be specified with special 
> flags to make.
> I generally would not recommend using a package labeled beta in this 
> book, but if these discrepancies are fixed inthe beta, we probably 
> should go with that.  
> Discussion?
Personally, I've been using 3.5.6beta for a while.  I think it's
recommended somewhere in the LFS-hints.  I haven't ran into any problems
with it and I think it's fairly stable for a beta release.
I'd go with 3.5.6beta if it were up to me.

Mark Hymers					 BLFS Project Leader
markh at

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