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

Ionut Biru ibiru at archlinux.org
Mon Jan 30 13:43:35 EST 2012

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

It will stay in testing for couples of weeks (maxim 2) until is moved
our in extra.

Happy testing.


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