On Thu, 23 Dec 2004 20:37:32 MST, Ben Wing said:
Anyway, one of the nastiest parts was recompiling Xpm. Xpm-3.4k has
frozen for years. I suggest we just incorporate it into XEmacs as a
subdirectory, so that we can depend on it always being there. Comments?
Every time a problem is found in some package or other, we get to play
"who linked their own frikking copy in" for everything on the system.
zlib was stable for a long time too - and when a hole was found in that,
everybody and their brother had to upgrade because they were carrying their
own zlib along rather than using a shared lib...
And everybody who drags their own libtiff along is having a bad day right
If we feel a need to drag our own Xpm along, at *least* make configure
prefer the system version and/or require a --enable-own-xpm-libs flag of