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Re: emacs-20111018-r106127 Windows Binaries

From: Seweryn Kokot
Subject: Re: emacs-20111018-r106127 Windows Binaries
Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2011 14:14:00 +0200

On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 1:53 PM, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Sean's built:
>> M-: (image-type-available-p 'png) RET
>> t
>> C-h v libpng-version RET
>> libpng-version's value is 10403
> This means Sean's binary was compiled with libpng v1.4.3
>> Christoph's built:
>> M-: (image-type-available-p 'png) RET
>> nil
>> C-h v libpng-version RET
>> libpng-version's value is 10237
> And this means that Christoph built his binary with libpng 1.2.37,
> which is _older_ than 1.4.x.  So Christoph's binary refuses to work
> with the new version of libpng you have, because versions before and
> after 1.4.0 are binary incompatible.
> To fix this for the binary you have, download libpng version that is
> 1.2.x and put the DLL in the same place where you have
> libpng14-14.dll.
> Christoph, to prevent such problems in the future, please build next
> binaries with a newer version of libpng.  (nt/INSTALL tells you where
> to find them.)

Ok, thanks Eli. Now I see the problem.

I read somewhere that for the current devel emacs, libpng 1.4 or later
is required. So I will wait for the new binaries compiled against

P.S. libpng14-14.dll and zlib1.dll are available at

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