Harold L Hunt II
Wed Dec 3 15:53:00 GMT 2003
Charles Wilson wrote:
> Harold L Hunt II wrote:
>> 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 built IM shared once upon a time. I believe all I needed to do was
> relibtoolize, but I'll check.
> Vote pro, BTW.
Thanks Chuck. That is what I needed to hear. You also have to pass
``LIBS="-lcygipc"'' to configure since it detects that Xext is exporting
SHM functions and it thus enables some SHM stuff in the Magick library
and a couple executables.
I will check if a relibtoolizing is needed (mostly be checking if it
fails without it).
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