[ITP] ImageMagick

Billinghurst, David (CALCRTS) david.billinghurst@comalco.riotinto.com.au
Thu Dec 4 06:03:00 GMT 2003

> From: Harold L Hunt II [mailto:huntharo@msu.edu]
> Sent: Thursday, 4 December 2003 5:26 AM
> To: cygapps
> Subject: Re: [ITP] ImageMagick
> David,
> Billinghurst, David (CALCRTS) wrote:
>> 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.
>Thanks.  Can you justify the following flags you passed:
>   --disable-largefile --without-frozenpaths \
>   --with-magick-plus-plus --without-perl -without-wmf
> --without-perl is required because the PerlMagick build fails.
> --without-wmf is detected automatically.

I have a local copy of libwmf and didn't want to use it

> --with-magick-plus-plus is detected automatically.

This was around the gcc-2 / gcc-3 transition when the C++ was changing

> --without-frozenpaths is a mystery to me.  I don't know what it does.

I think it stops hard-coded paths

> Additionally, configure.ac looks for "convert":

Don't recall this happening

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