[ITP] ImageMagick

Billinghurst, David (CALCRTS) david.billinghurst@comalco.riotinto.com.au
Wed Dec 3 11:10:00 GMT 2003

> From: Harold L Hunt II [mailto:huntharo@msu.edu]
> Sent: Wednesday, 3 December 2003 7:28 PM
> I would like to contribute and maintain ImageMagick:
> Question for other maintainers: ImageMagick defaults to building as a 
> static library... I have not yet tried to build it as a shared library; 
> does anyone have an instant educated guess as to whether or not it will 
> be a good idea to pursue a shared library?  It would save me a lot of 
> wasted effort if someone told me right now that "ImageMagick won't work 
> as a shared lib on Cygwin because foo isn't a shared library" or that 
> ImageMagick is known to use undefined symbols at link time.  Thanks.

I have built ImageMagick-5.5.3 as a shared library.  It worked for me
some time in July 2003.

I indended to contribute the package myself, but .... (insert usual excuses). 
I am travelling on business, but I have one of my old build script with me.  
See below.

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