libming and ploticus

Gary R. Van Sickle
Sat Sep 24 13:07:00 GMT 2005

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrew Schulman
> Sent: Friday, September 23, 2005 11:21 AM
> To:
> Subject: libming and ploticus
> I'm considering packaging ploticus for Cygwin.  Ploticus can 
> output images in many formats, including SWF, but SWF 
> requires libming, which isn't currently in Cygwin.  I found 
> this thread from Reini Urban, about packaging libming for Cygwin:
> Reini, do you still intend to package libming for Cygwin?  
> (Or is anyone else interested?)  I could take a hack at it 
> myself, but that old thread suggests that there are a lot of 
> packaging considerations that you had already worked on.
> For ploticus, libming isn't essential at all, but it would be 
> nice to include the SWF output capability.  For that, all I 
> would need is, plus the header files to build ploticus.
> Thanks,
> Andrew.

As for me and my house, I've been using ploticus for quite a while with no
patches and no problems.  I would seriosuly not worry about SWF, it's
hella-useful even if you only have PNG output (like I run it).

If this needs votes, it gets mine, regardless of the number of output

Gary R. Van Sickle

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