Problems w/ libpng 1.2.18 w/ links

Nathan Coulson conathan at gmail.com
Fri Feb 22 22:53:41 PST 2008


On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 5:15 PM, DJ Lucas <dj at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> Nathan Coulson wrote:
>  > I was playing w/ links in the linux framebuffer, and I came across this error
>  >
>  > Error when loading compiled-in font: png_do_rgb_to_gray found nongray pixel.
>  > libpng error: png_do_rgb_to_gray found nongray pixel.
>  >
>  > a bit of googling pulled up this link
>  >
>  > http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=181318
>  >
>  > There is a patch, located at
>  > http://bugs.gentoo.org/attachment.cgi?id=124398&action=view (found
>  > within the bugreport).
>  >
>  > I also noticed that  there is a libpng 1.2.25 on the download site.
>  >
>
>  Thanks Nathan.  I assume the patch fixed the problem for you.  I'll
>  verify that it's in 1.2.25 and get that in the book.  I'm using 1.2.24
>  without issue (well, AFAIK without issue).
>
>  -- DJ Lucas

well, installing 1.2.25 fixed it for me...

The bug in the link above said the patch was actually backported from
libpng-1.2.19beta19.

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