I can bug bingos for access to his g4 too
On Aug 24, 2012 4:11 AM, <em...@froggs.de> wrote:

> Hi pals!
> In the last time we did, in my opinion, a big mistake. In test scripts we
> checked for libpng like: SDL::Config->has('png'). But this didnt ever
> returned true, Simply because the HAVE_PNG was only set when actually
> building that lib in SDL. (Note: not Alien::SDL)
> This ->has() method works pretty fine for stuff like SDL_gfx, since it
> will return true if we found SDL_gfx*.h. But there was no check for png.h
> at this stage. So even if we found libpng in system dirs or when we build
> it on our own, ->has('png') never returned true.
> I changed the tests so it checks now for libpng in the shlib-hash that we
> get from Alien::SDL. This hash contains all found/build libs, and their
> path.
> And why does it fail then?
> BSD. LibPNG needs libz to run. Normally you would think that libpng is
> actually linked against libz, but hey, the BSD ppl dont think that way. I
> dont know the reasons but they decided to somehow build libpng without
> linking against libz.
> when you do: ldd /path/to/libpng.so you will get all the dependencies
> printed as a list. This works pretty fine on most systems, like on our
> ubuntu's and what not.
> On OpemBSD it prints an error message that the lib cant be loaded. But if
> you do LD_PRELOAD_LIBS=/path/to/libz.**so ldd /path/to/libpng.so it will
> work. So we have to preload the lib in order libpng will use it.
> Doing this needs to happen on a very early level. Doing it from within a
> running perl is to late, even if we load libpng using DynaLoader.
> The only thing I can think about atm is that we run a perl, load that
> libz.so, and start a child perl process that does the stuff we do now.
> This problem applies to libpng (needs libz), libtiff (needs libjpeg) and
> libvorbis (needs libogg).
> Before YAPC::EU I was working hard on that thing, I guess I can supply a
> patch in a few days.
> Another problem that exists right now is that the old G4-Macs dont have a
> header file we want to use, I will debug that at some point. I dont think
> that there are so many users with a G4. These fails only come from BinGOs
> so far.
> And there are still SDL::Controller(::Interface) fails. But since I dont
> really understand whats happening there it would be cool if the author (you
> kathekore ;o) would have a look at it.
> So far from me, I will write a msg about the YAPC later.
> See ya and take care,
> Tobias
> Zitat von Kartik Thakore <thakore.kar...@gmail.com>:
>  Awesome thanks.
>> Kartik Thakore
>> On 2012-08-23, at 9:40 PM, Jeffrey Palmer <jeffrey.t.pal...@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I think the problem is TIFF support on BSD and Solaris, but FROGGS will
>> know for sure.
>> Jeff
>> On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 8:49 PM, Kartik Thakore <thakore.kar...@gmail.com
>> >**wrote:
>>  Hey guys,
>>> It looks like SDL lastest experimental has quite a few bit of fails. May
>>> I
>>> get a summary of what the fails are?
>>> Regards

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