We need to ship the jpeg library that we build from the tree. We seem to have a requirement of libjpeg.so.2 that is available on linux. Instead for the shipping product we need to ship the jpeg library we build and not have external dependency on system jpeg libraries.
Marking beta1. Pam, I am initially assinging the bug to you so you can drive this to completion.
ok. This is a dupe, but I'll let granrose mark it. -p
Assignee: pnunn → granrose
Putting on [NEED INFO], chofmann to get more info.
Whiteboard: [NEED INFO]
*** Bug 30196 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Putting on PDT- radar for beta1.
Whiteboard: [NEED INFO] → [PDT-]
We have decided that we have shipped 14 milestone builds to 30-40,000 linux users over the last several months, and this doesn't appear to have become a significant problem for those testers... chofmann -from dp's cube should release note the fact that we rely on linux/unix platforms to provide a libjpeg.so as part of OS installation. We might think about shipping this way for the final release to cut down on the size of the mozilla/netscape download packages... dp might have other comments about the wonders of modularity and our ability to find, trust, and use modular components from the OS... blizzard, any comments on what you think might be the right thing to do here based on what is provided and installed by most users in, say, the RedHat distribution?
Based on what i've heard from most of the people i've talked to about this issue (that is, outside of netscape), who have some experience with unix software development, it seems that the right thing is to turn on the building of our own image libraries. This might increase our download size, but SuSE linux users will hate us less if we do it.
The jpeg library seems to be the real kicker. Maybe we can rename it to libmozjpeg and build it? The other libraries seem less pained.
so what's the plan for this? Do I need to do anything, and if so, what's the timeframe? I'm assuming this is not a nscp beta bug since it's PDT- and there's no beta1 keyword.
surprise! i already modified the automation to build mozilla jpeg, png, and zlib. i need to get someone with suse to try running the most recent builds.
if it turns out that there is good demand for the jpeg library we could drop it on the ftp site and have the beta 1 release notes point at it.
I hate to break this to you, but it's all the same automation, so we're building mozilla's jpeg on the beta branch builds as well.
leaf has already fixed this. resolving duplicate. *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 32754 ***
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 19 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
*** Bug 34998 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
email@example.com/et al, I'm rubber-stamping this as Verified since I see 'libjpeg.so' in the install directory. The bug it was marked as duplicate is now fixed, so please re-open it if you're still seeing any problem.
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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