[Freeciv-Dev] Re: (PR#4130) Compile problems on Solaris 9
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On Sun, May 18, 2003 at 12:45:58PM -0700, Jason Short wrote:
> Mike Kaufman wrote:
> Two possible problems:
> 1. If libm isn't present at all, you'll be told that you need libpng.
> 2. If libm isn't needed, you'll link against it unnecessarily.
> The only really bad situation would be where #1 and #2 were both true:
> i.e., on platforms that don't use libm at all. Is this ever the case?
> Who is familiar with libpng?
it's possible that on older versions of png, they didn't need libm. I can't
think of any system nowadays (or even years ago) that doesn't possess a
> The patch is at least better than the current situation, which we *know*
> fails sometime. So if we can't do any better it should go in.
well, it depends on how correct you want to be:
1. check for libm
2. check for libpng without libm
3. if works, yay, if not, check for libpng with libm only if libm was found.
will you write this up?