libpng-1.2.9

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at swbell.net
Fri Apr 14 17:26:26 PDT 2006


Randy McMurchy wrote:

> #'s 1-3: The autotooled version compiles and installs fine. As best
> as I can tell, the library builds correctly and automatically finds
> and pulls in libz and libm. The pkgconfig .pc file is correct without
> modification or patching. The only issue is the maintainer thinks
> because the library version name is inconsistent with past versions,
> that the custom makefile method should be used.
> 
> Here is what I see would be different using the autotooled version.
> (btw - the INSTALL file says to use autotools and CMMI). The library
> name is different. Instead of libpng12.so.0.1.2.9 the autotooled
> version would be libpng12.so.0.9.0. Symlink names remain the same:
> libpng12.so.0 and libpng12.so. As in the previous versions, there
> is also libpng.3xxx series also.
> 
> Because the symlink names remain the same, there should be no issues
> with packages linking to the libpng libraries.

Lets just go with this unless testing brings up a problem.

  -- Bruce



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