[arch-dev-public] the big rebuild - libpng/libtiff

Eric Bélanger snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Sun Feb 5 06:29:21 EST 2012

On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 3:06 PM, Eric Bélanger <snowmaniscool at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 1:43 PM, Ionut Biru <ibiru at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> On 01/18/2012 09:33 PM, Ionut Biru wrote:
>>> On 01/18/2012 09:17 PM, Ionut Biru wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> i cannot speak about libtiff but libpng 1.5 rebuild is going to be
>>>> difficult. All previous warnings are now fatal and a lot of patching is
>>>> involved.
>>>> I managed to get all patches from gentoo here (thanks gentoo devs!):
>>>> http://pkgbuild.com/~ioni/libpng-1.5
>>>> http://pkgbuild.com/~ioni/libpng-1.5.tar.gz
>>>> Patches also can be found in fedora rawhide and openbsd.
>>>> The rebuild is done as usually in staging and at first you won't be able
>>>> to build any packages until their dependencies are built first.
>>> note for all packages, pay attention to configure log to see if png is
>>> really detected and not just blindly rebuild a package.
>> I'm going to move the packages into testing now.
>> Don't forget to fully update your system before reporting bugs on our
>> tracker.
>> It will stay in testing for couples of weeks (maxim 2) until is moved
>> our in extra.
>> Happy testing.
>> --
>> Ionuț
> FYI, there is a problem with the rebuilt directfb in
> community-testing, at least qingy doesn't work with it. I'm still
> trying to figure what's the problem. I tried the newer releases but
> whether it's in the same 1.4 branch or the newer 1.5 branch, it
> doesn't work. We'll need to wait until it's fix to move the rebuild
> out of testing.

directfb is fixed now. Building with  --enable-debug did the trick
(don't ask me why).

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