[tex-live] test 20051021: mips-irix pdfetex dumps core on png images

Olaf Weber olaf at infovore.xs4all.nl
Fri Oct 21 20:45:41 CEST 2005

George White writes:

> Quoting George White <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>:
> Oops -- the problem is in our locally compiled pdftex-1.30.4.  The TL test
> has a binary for 1.30.3 which works.  I built pngtest with the libpng.a
> and it fails too, so our compiler probably got libpng or zlib wrong.  
> I'm going to build a current libpng from the standard sources to see 
> if I can spot the problem, but hints would be appreciated.

As I recall, the version of libpng matters.  A lot.  Which is why I'm
quite happy that tex-live links a matching version statically.  New
IRIX binaries should be up this saturday.

Olaf Weber

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