Subject: Re: png problems
To: Dave Millen <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/21/1998 04:55:46
On Fri, 20 Nov 1998, Dave Millen wrote:

> I downloaded and built 'enlightenment', but experienced lots of crashes. I have
> finally traced these to a problem with 'png'. This seems to affect all packages
> which use it. Eg.
> 'ImageMagick' will happily load gif's or jpg's but just closes down (with no
> error message either on the X display or on the console that started X) if I try
> to load a png.
> Before I try to find out what's wrong, has anyone else come across this and is
> there a fix?

I can verify that there is a problem with libpng. The link to the png
icons test suite at <> caused Mosaic to
dump core for the first time. This is on mac68k-current, libpng
installed on Sep 29.