Re: Some libraries found

Charlie Schmidt (
Thu, 25 Nov 1999 09:54:09 -0500

you really dont have this much to worry about.
zlib is a common library, and you should install it anyway.
i dont believe it has any hard to find requirements, in fact, it should
compile out of the box. good luck!

On Thu, 25 Nov 1999 09:38:08 Iwant Afterstep wrote:
>      I apologize for not being more observant in my quest for the libraries, 
> but I am doing this in what little time I manage to steal during class (I am 
> supposed to learn how to use Solaris 7, but the built in window maker -- cde 
> -- is so ghastly that I just have to get AfterStep on it as soon as 
> possible).
>      Anyway, I managed to find "local" versions of two of the three 
> libraries I should have -- "xpm-3.4k-sol7-intel-local," and 
> "jpeg-6b-sol7-intel-local."  These I managed to install (I hope), using the 
> pkgadd command.  The "libpng-1.0.5.tar.gz" was more difficult, since I first 
> had to download and install a gunzipper before I could gunzip it.  Now it 
> turns out that before I can install the png lib I have to install something 
> called a "zlib."   Now I am getting worried that it will turn out that 
> before I can install the "zlib" I will have to install a "ylib," and that 
> before I can install a "ylib" I will have to install an "xlib," and that 
> before I can install an "xlib" I will have to install a "wlib" and so on.  
> All I really want to do is to install AfterStep.  Oh well, I am off to 
> search for "zlib."  Thanks for all help.
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