Re: Portability and distribution with Gtk+ 1.3
- From: James Henstridge <james daa com au>
- To: Arnaud Charlet <charlet ACT-Europe FR>
- Cc: gtk-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Portability and distribution with Gtk+ 1.3
- Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2001 17:46:14 +0800 (WST)
On Tue, 17 Apr 2001, Arnaud Charlet wrote:
> > > zlib (needed by libpng)
> > > libpng (needed by gdk-pixbuf to at least load the stock images)
> > similar here.
> I don't believe this is true, since there are built-in png images in
> Gtk that provide stock images and require libpng.
> Also, it is currently not possible to build gtk without having libpng
> (well for the same reason, the embedded png images).
Sorry missed this. Has libpng really been giving you portability problems
> So the issue remains.
> > The pango and gdk-pixbuf modules (or a subset thereof) can be compiled
> > into the respective libraries, which gets rid of some of these `hidden'
> > dependencies, which should be a help if you are trying to statically link
> > a program.
> Could you give more details, or pointers that explain this ?
> Also, "some" is worrisome in your sentence.
When compiling pango, you can pass the
"--with-included-modules=MODULE1,..." option to configure. So if you only
ever use a subset of the available modules, you can compile those in. For
With just "./configure --with-included-modules", all modules will be
For gtk+, there is the --with-included-loaders=... option. I haven't seen
an option for including input method modules though.
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