koffice 1.5.0 heads up

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at swbell.net
Fri Apr 14 18:21:03 PDT 2006


Miguel Bazdresch wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I recently built koffice 1.5.0. I noticed a few things regarding krita:
> 
> - it requires littleCMS, libjpeg and libexif. It won't build without
>   those. ("Won't build" means that configure excludes krita from the
>   build process. The actual build will complete without error but krita
>   is not built).
> - when checking for libjpeg, it looks for libjpeg6b. The library (as
>   installed by BLFS) doesn't have the 6b at the end:
> 
> $ l /usr/lib/libjpeg*
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 162K Nov 18 20:47 /usr/lib/libjpeg.a
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root  469 Nov 18 20:47 /usr/lib/libjpeg.la*
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root   17 Nov 18 20:47 /usr/lib/libjpeg.so -> libjpeg.so.62.0.0*
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root   17 Nov 18 20:47 /usr/lib/libjpeg.so.62 -> libjpeg.so.62.0.0*
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 138K Nov 18 20:47 /usr/lib/libjpeg.so.62.0.0*

Which is exactly the same version as RHEL4.  Even the .la file is
identical.  (RH doesn't have the .a file.)

> I worked around this by creating a symlink but that's hacky.

The only other thing I can think of is to change the Makefile.

> I hope this is useful to the koffice page maintainer.

Yes it is.

  -- Bruce




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