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  Re: An updated povr tarball for Unix/Linux. f6b1c13e  
From: jr
Date: 21 Jul 2020 11:05:01

William F Pokorny <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:
> On 7/20/20 8:54 AM, jr wrote:
> > ...
> > one thing I noticed, 'povr' links against an older version of libpng, unlike the
> > "stock" POV-Ray.
> > ...

> ... Hmm, wonder, if you've got multiple libraries and no symlink
> to a version-less name like libpng.so.1 I'm unsure how one library would
> be picked over another? Do you have the common sym link name given you
> have two libpngs?

bingo.  yes, the "version-less" names ('libpng.{la,so}') were pointing to the
old(est) version; guess must have happened when I re-compiled/re-installed
1.6.37.  cheers.

regards, jr.

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