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Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2001 14:42:04 -0400
From: Charles Wilson <cwilson AT ece DOT gatech DOT edu>
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To: Sven =?ISO-8859-1?Q?K=F6hler?= <skoehler AT upb DOT de>
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Subject: Re: libjpeg - header file is broken ?
References: <008001c1409c$5f76edb0$2c00a8c0 AT APPZLAP>

Sven Köhler wrote:

 > libgd didn't compile - the progressive_mode in the
 > jpeg_decompress_struct was missing. i downloaded libjpeg and
 > installed that one (which was in fact the same version than that
 > installed by cygwin-setup)

No, it is not.  If you (a) had downloaded the jpeg6b-3-src.tar.gz file 
from sourceware, or (b) read /usr/doc/Cygwin/jpeg-6b.README, you would 
realize that...

 > now libgd does compile ...

the cygwin version has had the lossless jpeg patch applied.  This 
changes some internal data structures inside the jpeg library -- which 

See this thread:


However, if you *must* access these things, then make these changes in 
your code:

cinfo->progressive_mode ---> (cinfo->process == JPROC_PROGRESSIVE)
cinfo->min_DCT_scaled_size ---> cinfo->min_codec_data_unit
cinfo->coef ---> cinfo->codec
cinfo->blocks_in_MCU ---> cinfo->data_units_in_MCU
DCTSIZE ---> cinfo->data_unit
MCU_blocks ---> MCU_data_units
DCT_scaled_size ---> codec_data_unit

(There may be others; check the ljpeg patch for details.  This patch is 
included in the sourceware distribution of jpeg-6b-3-src.tar.gz, or can 
be obtained from ftp.simplesystems.org)

The netpbm package 'solved' this problem by doing the following:

/* With the lossless jpeg patch applied to the Jpeg library
     the name of min_DCT_scaled_size changes to min_codec_data_unit,
     for some reason.  With this macro, we change it back.
#define min_codec_data_unit min_DCT_scaled_size
#include <jpeglib.h>
#undef min_codec_data_unit

(Out of the jpeg private definitions modified by the lossless patch, 
netpbm only tries to access "min_DCT_scaled_size".  Therefore, netpbm 
only needs to worry about that one, and not any of the others)


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