[ANNOUNCE] libXcm-0.2.6

Kai-Uwe Behrmann ku.b at gmx.de
Thu Jun 17 03:44:56 PDT 2010

Am 17.06.10, 11:09 +0200 schrieb Klaus Dittrich:
> Am 06/17/10 10:42, schrieb Kai-Uwe Behrmann:
>> Am 17.06.10, 09:45 +0200 schrieb Klaus Dittrich:
>>> Am 06/17/10 06:40, schrieb Kai-Uwe Behrmann:
>>>> This is the first release of libXcm a colour management library for the
>>>> X Window System. The library communicates X colour regions between
>>>> server and clients, which is described in the included net-color spec.
>>>> git: git://www.oyranos.org/git/xcolor
>>>> git-tag: libXcm-0.2.6
>>>> Download:
>>>> http://sourceforge.net/projects/oyranos/files/libXcm/libXcm-0.2.x/libXcm-0.2.6.tar.gz/download
>>> To get this lib using wget this url is required
>>> "http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/oyranos/libXcm/libXcm-0.2.x/libXcm.0.2.x.tar.gz"
>>> If one specifies a --libdir, /usr/X11/lib for example, no pkgconfig
>>> entry gets installed.
>> Instead
>> --libdir=/opt/local
>> works fine. Thats used by rpm and I think deb as well.
>>> Not specifying a libdir it gets installed in /usr/X11/lib64/pkgconfig.
> The bug is that by default a pkgconfig gets installed, otherwise not.
> It should get installed independend of what is specified by --libdir=.

I can not yet reproduce:

./configure --prefix=/opt/local --libdir=/opt/local/lib63
make install
mkdir -p /opt/local/lib63/pkgconfig
install -p  -m 644 xcm.pc /opt/local/lib63/pkgconfig/

>>> On a 64 Bit only system no /usr/X11/lib64/ exists.
>> Oops, I was tould that "lib64" is a default for x86_64.
> I am not shure what linux-specs say, most distributions have both, 32 and 64 
> Bit libs, but in an 64 Bit only systems it make no sense for me.
>> Hope the above two things are no blocker.
> I do not think so.
>>> Can you please split install in make install and make install-docs, so
>>> people like I, not having doxygen installed, can install the lib without
>>> getting an error of make install.
>> In git is now supported:
>> make install-bin
>> make install-docs
>> and according make uninstall-xxx
> Fine. There a just too many doc formats and formatters. I stick with TeX.

Doxygen just autogenerates a part of the man pages.

>>> Is this lib meant to get part of Xorg in future?
>> We choose MIT to allow for especially that. Feel free to include libXcm
>> into Xorg.
> Already done. :-)

Huh :-) Where?

> -- 
> Regards
> Klaus Dittrich

kind regards
Kai-Uwe Behrmann
developing for colour management 
www.behrmann.name + www.oyranos.org

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