Building ImageMagick on Cygwin

Gary R. Van Sickle g.r.vansickle@worldnet.att.net
Mon Apr 29 23:11:00 GMT 2002


[snip]

> If one does things in a
> fairly standard plain manner: i.e. you don't have some stuff already
> prepared or adapted but you just go and get the latest I~M~ source
> package and unpack it and try to run `configure', you're going to have
> trouble with a couple of libraries which you might want to build I~M~
> with: libpng (latest version, all older installations cleanly and
> completely removed please) and Freetype2. The Gnu autotools-
> generated configure script isn't going to work on detecting those
> libraries. Don't take my word for it: to the letter of my brief
> description, try it for yourself.
>

Last time I tried this, everything built just fine.  The binaries didn't work
right, but other than that.... ;-)

--
Gary R. Van Sickle
Brewer.  Patriot.



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