Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at
Tue Jan 28 22:18:28 PST 2003

Tushar Teredesai wrote:

> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> Just reviewing the book as I am validating the KDE 3.1 instructions, 
>> I notice that libmng still has zlib as a dependency.  Anyone opposed 
>> to me removing it?
> On my system libmng is linked to zlib.
> $ ldd /usr/lib/
> => /lib/ (0x40050000)
> => /lib/ (0x4005f000)
> => /usr/lib/ (0x40081000)
> => /usr/lib/ (0x4009f000)
> => /lib/ (0x400c0000)
>        /lib/ => /lib/ (0x80000000)
> BTW, it linked against the system installed libs without the need for 
> --with-*** flags.
I guess I wasn't clear.  Sorry.  

Of course zlib is necessary for libmng.  But zlib is now installed in 
LFS by default.  We haven't been listing programs installed in LFS as 
dependencies.  I felt it should be removed for consistency.

Does that change any minds?

  -- Bruce

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