[Python-Dev] Re: python-gdk-imlib and Delinquent Maintainers

Moshe Zadka Moshe Zadka <moshez@math.huji.ac.il>
Tue, 7 Nov 2000 08:37:01 +0200 (IST)

On 6 Nov 2000, Eric Gillespie, Jr. wrote:

> There has been a problem in Debian's python-gdk-imlib package for
> quite some time: Transparent PNGs do not display properly (see
> attached example script). According to upstream
> (http://www.daa.com.au/pipermail/pygtk/2000-September/000336.html),
> the proper solution is either to have Python use RTLD_GLOBAL in
> dlopen calls when loading extension modules,

Or, possible, using dlmodule to dlopen things ourselves rather then
using Python's import facilities for that.

Moshe Zadka <moshez@math.huji.ac.il> -- 95855124