On Sep 26, 2014, at 13:29, Ethan A Merritt <merr...@u.washington.edu> wrote:

> On Tuesday, 23 September, 2014 14:09:08 Paul Emsley wrote:
>> We are pleased to announce the release of Coot 0.8.  New binaries should 
>> be on their way shortly:
>> http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/Personal/pemsley/coot/source/releases/
>> http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/Personal/pemsley/coot/binaries/release/
>>   o FEATURE: labels and on-screen text can now be rendered with stroke
>>     characters instead of bitmaps
>>     (set-use-stroke-characters 1)
>>     set_use_stroke_characters(1)
> Great news!  This fixes the "Coot slow on Intel HD4000 graphics" problem.
> Now the only problem is that your binary packages use a libpng version
> that is not compatible with the *.png icons supplied by my system.
> So I get a screenful of warnings on startup and all the icons show up blank.
> It's not your fault that libpng can't seem to get its act together and provide
> back/forward compatibility, but the problem could be worked around by
> including compatible icons in the binary package rather than referring to
> system-supplied icons that are version-dependent.

This could be due to the "minor zlib-header breakage caused by libpng 1.2.6”.  
If so, running the icons through png-fix-IDAT-windowsize 
[http://www.libpng.org/pub/png/apps/pngcheck.html] might help.

// Johan

          Research Specialist @ Gonen Lab
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