<AWT Dev> splashscreen.so is missing pnggccrd.c

Mark Wielaard mark at klomp.org
Thu Aug 28 10:41:59 PDT 2008

On Thu, 2008-08-28 at 09:48 -0700, Martin Buchholz wrote:
> In its current form, the icedtea-libraries.patch
> would probably be rejected by Sun, because it
> unconditionally changes to using the system libraries.
> Instead it should be an option.

Yeah, it would be interesting to look into that. Although I think the
option should be between linking static or shared libraries. Embedding
the sources seem a bit fragile and apparently hard to update inside
openjdk because of sun legal issues.

> A quick look at the changes suggests
> they are insufficiently portable (i.e. a quick hack):
> e.g.
> +    void *handle = dlopen("libjpeg.so.62", RTLD_LAZY | RTLD_GLOBAL);

icedtea INSTALL explicitly mentions this version to use. But it would
indeed be better if configure does explicitly check for this version of
the library.



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