<AWT Dev> RFR: Allow using a system installed libpng

Andrew Hughes gnu.andrew at redhat.com
Thu Feb 13 20:49:34 PST 2014

----- Original Message -----
> On 2014-02-12 18:47, Andrew Hughes wrote:
> >> To be extremely clear: Andrew, do you object to bringing Omairs patch,
> >> as it is, into OpenJDK?
> >>
> > Yes.
> Okay then.
> I'll put a mental note to revisit libpng when cleaning up libraries.m4.
> Are we in agreement that it should to the following:
> --with-libpng=bundled | system | <some path>
> and if "system" is selected, it should first check with pkg-config, and
> only if that fails, try hard-coded values. In any case it should try to
> compile a short code to see that it works properly. (This is not needed
> for bundled; that is assumed to be working).

I'd rather it was simply --enable-system-libpng. I see no reason to specify
a value, as I don't see how that could encode all of the needed CFLAGS

> /Magnus

Andrew :)

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