libmng

Larry Lawrence larry at linuxfromscratch.ort
Wed Jan 29 05:53:15 PST 2003


"Bruce Dubbs" <bdubbs at swbell.net> wrote in message
news:3E377234.2030104 at swbell.net...
> 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/libmng.so.1.0.0
> >        libz.so.1 => /lib/libz.so.1 (0x40050000)
> >        libm.so.6 => /lib/libm.so.6 (0x4005f000)
> >        libjpeg.so.62 => /usr/lib/libjpeg.so.62 (0x40081000)
> >        liblcms.so => /usr/lib/liblcms.so (0x4009f000)
> >        libc.so.6 => /lib/libc.so.6 (0x400c0000)
> >        /lib/ld-linux.so.2 => /lib/ld-linux.so.2 (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?
>
For consistency, it should be removed.  A fully installed LFS is a
dependency for all BLFS.  We will have to clear these dependencies out to
remove the zlib chapter from the appendix.

Larry


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