jpeg, png and tiff

Farkas Levente lfarkas at
Tue Nov 25 12:01:31 UTC 2008

Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 11:26:51AM +0100, Farkas Levente wrote:
>> what's the current setup with these image libraries? since i see there
>> is jpeg and png but not tiff for mingw although gtk use all of them. now
>> mingw32-gtk use mingw32-png or system png? are you sure about it?? from
>> the build log i see libtiff and libpng installed by some deps. is it
>> sure that mingw32-gtk do not use system libtiff?
>> i just come to that conclusion because gtk+ can't compile without
>> libtiff our --without-libtiff.
> There's a discrepency between the list of dependencies in the gtk2
> (native Fedora) package and the mingw32-gtk2 package.  One of the
> missing deps is, as you say, libtiff.
> Dan did the Gtk2 packaging so I don't know if this was because libtiff
> was hard to compile on Windows, or just to save time (because tiff is
> not a widely used image format).
> Also the version numbers have diverged a little.
> Anyway if you need libtiff for gtk1 you'll have to package it
> yourself.

it's not really needed for me. but i assume currently mingw32-gtk2 use
fedora native libtiff. which is imho a bug.
so it'b be useful to fix...

  Levente                               "Si vis pacem para bellum!"

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