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PATCH: configure.in fixes; minor doc fix; bug report

From: Peter Moulder <pmoulder@csse.monash.edu.au>
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 20:35:25 +1100
To: www-amaya-dev@w3.org
Message-ID: <20010111203525.A9950@bowman.csse.monash.edu.au>

  - Add memcpy to AC_CHECK_FUNCS, as HAVE_MEMCPY is tested for in
    a number of source files.

  - Fixes to get installed libjpeg and libpng recognized with recent gcc
    versions.  On my system (gcc-2.95.2), running gcc -E on `x SYMBOL x'
    gives `x EXPANSION  x'; note the extra space after the expansion,
    which the existing configure script wasn't expecting.

  - Amaya/README: correct punctuation and doc location.

Note: after applying this patch, a couple of existing problems are

  i) libjpeg and libpng are built even when external libjpeg and/or
     libpng are to be used.

     This is the easiest problem to fix; probably it would suffice to
     fix the ../bin/print dependencies in thotlib/Makefile.in.

  ii) `-I../../libpng -I../../libpng/zlib' is being used even when
      external libpng and zlib are to be used.

      Comments in configure.in suggest that this is because Amaya is
      using a modified png header file, but there's no note as to which
      header file is modified or why.  Using a header file of one
      version and linking against a library of another version is asking
      for trouble (and indeed may have contributed to item iii in this

      I couldn't find version 1.0.1 of libpng to do a diff against,
      but comparing with 1.0.2, my best guess is that the one and only
      change is to make it not be a compile error to have already
      #include'd setjmp.h before #include'ing pngconf.h.  Judging by
      the comment added by the Debian maintainer to pngconf.h, it
      would appear that the change wasn't even desirable in the first

	#    ifdef _SETJMP_H
	/* Explanation added by debian maintainer Philippe Troin <phil@fifi.org>.
	   There are two versions of setjmp, depending wether or not we compile for
	   BSD. They are incompatible and can cause crashes. The PNG people force
	   here a unique behavior for setjmp. It you get the error below,
	   then include <png.h> before <setjmp.h>.
	#error png.h already includes setjmp.h with some additional fixup.
	#    endif

  iii) png_read_init bombs out in current libpng (unless libpng was
       compiled with PNG_LEGACY_SUPPORTED; see pngread.c in current
       libpng distribution).

Given problems ii and iii above, you might want to make the png test
pattern be `1\.0\.1' instead of `1\.0\..*'.  (I don't know what the upper
limit for problems is; maybe make it `1\.0\.[1-7]' and reduce the range
when people report errors.)


diff -dur amaya-4.2.1/Amaya/README amaya-4.2.1-pjm/Amaya/README
--- amaya-4.2.1/Amaya/README	Wed Mar 10 10:05:39 1999
+++ amaya-4.2.1-pjm/Amaya/README	Thu Jan 11 04:51:09 2001
@@ -8,6 +8,6 @@
 form are Thot Editor (http://www.inrialpes.fr/opera/Thot) and Amaya (see
 http://www.w3.org/Amaya for more information).
-For more information about Amaya. see the README.amaya file
-and the documentation located in Thot/doc/amaya.
+For more information about Amaya, see the README.amaya file
+and the documentation located in doc/amaya.
diff -dur amaya-4.2.1/Amaya/configure.in amaya-4.2.1-pjm/Amaya/configure.in
--- amaya-4.2.1/Amaya/configure.in	Tue Dec  5 14:10:21 2000
+++ amaya-4.2.1-pjm/Amaya/configure.in	Thu Jan 11 05:24:45 2001
@@ -56,7 +56,7 @@
 if test "$with_included_jpeg" != "yes" ; then
     AC_MSG_CHECKING([for libjpeg version = 6b])
-    AC_EGREP_CPP([x 62 x],
+    AC_EGREP_CPP([x 62  *x],
         [#include <jpeglib.h>
          x JPEG_LIB_VERSION x],
@@ -70,7 +70,7 @@
     AC_MSG_CHECKING([for libpng version = 1.0.x])
-    AC_EGREP_CPP([x \"1.0\..*\" x],
+    AC_EGREP_CPP([x \"1.0\..*\"  *x],
         [#include <png.h>
@@ -229,7 +229,7 @@
-AC_CHECK_FUNCS(getcwd gethostname gettimeofday getwd mkdir mktime putenv select socket strdup strerror strftime strstr strtod strtol uname lstat strcasecmp strncasecmp strchr)
+AC_CHECK_FUNCS(getcwd gethostname gettimeofday getwd mkdir mktime putenv select socket strdup strerror strftime strstr strtod strtol uname lstat strcasecmp strncasecmp strchr memcpy)
 dnl Checking for Motif libraries and includes
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