Re: Notes on the new libpng3.
Matt Zimmerman <email@example.com> writes:
> On Mon, Oct 28, 2002 at 11:45:41AM +0900, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> > Also, upstream decided that libpng is not long to link with
> > libz and libm itself, and applications are going to need to
> > link with "-lpng -lz -lm" themselves.
> > That sounds wrong, and I patched it for now.
> > I am discussing about it with upstream but the upstream considers
> > that to be a wrong way to link libpng.
> > (of course, a makefile which says "-lpng" only will only work
> > with systems with shared libraries with interdependency
> > information, and when linking against shared libraries.
> FWIW, I agree with you here. Linking libpng with libz and libm is the sane
> thing to do.
> Makefiles shouldn't say "-lpng" anyway; they should use pkg-config --libs
> libpng or such.
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