[tex-live] configure of dvipng is broken if libgd is not installed.

Olaf Weber olaf at infovore.xs4all.nl
Wed Jun 29 20:52:20 CEST 2005

Karl Berry writes:

>>     With the latest update of dvipng, its configure.ac demands that libgd
>>     is installed, instead of using the version we're building ourselves.

> Yes, sorry.  I checked in the new version of dvipng yesterday (which I
> shouldn't have done) but then didn't get to making it work with TL
> again.  (Apparently all the support which Thomas wrote has been ignored
> or they've never seen them.  Sigh.)

> Dealing with this is my top priority for today.

>>     Right now I need to --without-dvipng to configure successfully.

> Yeah, that's what I did too ...

Note that at present reautoconf.texk assumes autoconf2.5x should be
used for dvipng.  This might have to be changed, depending on how you
implement the mesh with kpathsea...

Note that the autoconf stuff now prefers kpse_include over ac_include,
though it accepts both.

Olaf Weber

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