2000.04.18 18:00 "Re: SGI tiff 3.5.5 make install error .....", by Sam Leffler
The makefiles et. al. were written as SGI-specific (since I was at SGI) and then I provided "portability" to other platforms. A rewrite to use GNU autoconf would be a good thing.
----- Original Message -----
Cc: "M. L. Welles" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, April 18, 2000 7:42 AM Subject: Re: SGI tiff 3.5.5 make install error.....
> Quoting M. L. Welles (email@example.com):
> > If someone does come up with a fix for this, I'd like to apply it to the
> > CVS source quickly.
> > Otherwise, if anyone could donate shell access to an SGI Irix box that > > we could use for testing builds (or at least quickly fixing this
> > problem), we'd greatly appreciate it.
> Here is the patch... tested on Irix 6.5. Shall be appiled in the root
> directory of libtiff with
> patch -p0 < tiff-makefile.patch
> By the way, the install part of current makefiles seems to be
> SGI-specific (at least it relies on SGI-specific /sbin/install). It > will probably not work on many architectures (it sure does not work on
> my Linux). It could pay off to switch libtiff to automake/autoconf, > has anyone done anything in this direction already?