[Slackbuilds-users] rxvt-unicode in 13.1

David Woodfall dave at unrealize.co.uk
Wed May 26 21:01:15 UTC 2010

On (17:34 26/05/10), Niels Horn <niels.horn at gmail.com> put forth the proposition:
>2010/5/26 João Felipe Santos <joao.eel at gmail.com>:
>> On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 4:41 PM, David Woodfall <dave at unrealize.co.uk> wrote:
>>> There is a problem when using a png icon file:
>>> libpng warning: Application was compiled with png.h from libpng-1.2.37
>>> libpng warning: Application  is  running with png.c from libpng-1.4.2
>>> libpng warning: Incompatible libpng version in application and library
>>> urxvt: Loading image icon failed, continuing without.
>>> Also mailing mainainer about this, but if anyone knows a solution it
>>> would be handy.
>>> David
>> Have you upgraded to 13.1 without recompiling your old SBo packages?
>> 13.1 uses a new version of libpng that breaks compatibility with the
>> older version. Some applications need to be patched, but others just
>> need to be recompiled to work again.
>> -- João
>> _______________________________________________
>This is happening with several packages built after the libpng update.
>They build fine but have to be started in SW13.1 with a LD_PRELOAD command.
>I've been looking for a solution for my packages, but have not found
>one until now.
>If I do I'll report back here. If anyone else finds a solution before
>me, please share it here :)

Ok, thanks to deryni in #rxvt-unicode the solution turns out to be
fairly simple - rebuild libAfterImage then rxvt-unicode.

Now the caveat - I'm using a cvs version of libAfterImage so ymmv on
using the SBo version.


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