Re: Libraries?

ebi@ozob.net)
Thu, 25 Nov 1999 10:55:03 -0600 (CST)


On Thu, 25 Nov 1999, Iwant Afterstep wrote:

> On Wed, 24 Nov 1999, Gene Imes wrote:
> 
> >These librarries are all there where you indicate.
> >
> >::::: Gene Imes			     http://www.ozob.net :::::
> >
> 
>       I erroneously believed that the libraries would actually be NAMED 
> "libXpm," "libjpeg," and "libpng," since these were the only names given for 
> these libraries.  Hence I looked for libraries with these names, and found 
> nothing.  An acquaintance told me yesterday that I should omit the "lib" 
> part of the name, and thus search for any file beginning with "Xpm," "jpeg," 
> and "png."  Following his advice I found a file called 
> "xpm-3.4k-sol7-intel-local."  I guess this may be the "libXpm" file for 
> which I should search?  I couldn't find files beginning with "jpeg" and 
> "png" which it seemed possible that they might be the other libraries.  I 
> guess they might be named something else entirely.  Since I can't guess what 
> they may be named, I would be very grateful for any hints as to what they 
> may be named.
> 

>      Where do I find those libraries?  I have tried the links provided
at 
> the afterstep.org site, on the "downloads" page, but I still couldn't
find 
> those libraries.  I couldn't find the libXpm library at 
> ftp://metalab.unc.edu/pub/Linux/libs/X/!INDEX.html

xpm-3.4i.tar.gz

> I couldn't find the libjpeg library at ftp://ftp.uu.net/graphics/jpeg/

jpegsrc.v6b.tar.gz 

> and I couldn't find the libpng library at 
> http://www.cdrom.com/pub/png/pngcode.html

version 1.0.5, gzip'd tar format, 299401 bytes [also here] 

> I have also tried a couple of ftp sites, like ftp.funet.fi, and 
> ftp.sunet.se, but I haven't found the libraries there either.  I don't
doubt 
> that they are there somewhere, but there are so many directories, and
none 
> of them is named "libraries."  I don't know in which directory I ought
to 
> search.  I would be very grateful for any tips regarding this.


Good luck,


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