[haiku-development] Re: reviving R1/Alpha2 & R1 Final discussions.

  • From: Stephan Assmus <superstippi@xxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2010 23:56:52 +0100

On 2010-03-17 at 20:19:40 [+0100], PulkoMandy <pulkomandy@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Le Wed, 17 Mar 2010 20:04:40 +0100, Stephan Assmus <superstippi@xxxxxx> a
> écrit:
> > For libpng, I am not sure if we have a binary compat issue. IIRC, libpng
> > was
> > provided by BeOS. The library that we now provide as "libpng.so" has a
> > different ABI. But I am not aware of any apps that directly used this,
> > and
> > which cannot be rebuilt.
> libpng provide a way to build an 1.2-compatible version from the 1.4
> source. We could provide this one if we want binary compatibility.

I think this is even already done, but I am not sure, since I may be 
confused because of jam update-all. The problem however is that what we 
provide as "libpng.so" would need to be the 1.2 version.

Best regards,

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