Subject: Re: png problems
To: Frederick Bruckman <email@example.com>
From: Dave Millen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/24/1998 09:18:38
Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> On 21 Nov 1998, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> > In article <36553DD4.C93B9C64@largesalad.co.uk>,
> > Dave Millen <email@example.com> writes:
> > > 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.
> > That works fine for me with these packages:
> > png-1.0.2 Library for manipulating PNG images.
> > ImageMagick-4.1.3 a package for display and interactive manipulation of images
> I just rebuilt and reinstalled png-1.0.2, and now Mosaic can load the
> whole PNG Test Icons Suite
> <http://www.cdrom.com/pub/png/pngsuite.html>, and more, without
Mosaic seems to work OK with libpng for me, but I'm still having problems with Image
I have done some investigation and the problem is caused by a call to
png_create_read_struct( ..... ) from load_png_image() in ......./magick/decode.c at
about line 9000.
png_create_read_struct() does not appear to be defined anywhere in the libpng-1.0.2
sources, although it is EXPORTed from png.h, which is presumably why the compile
Can anyone throw any light on this?
Make it idiot-proof and someone will make a better idiot!