[lsb-discuss] libjpeg-turbo

Adam Tkac atkac at redhat.com
Wed Jun 22 09:10:24 PDT 2011

On 06/22/2011 05:38 PM, Jon Masters wrote:
> Hi Adam,
> The LSB folks are discussing the binary compatibility between libjpeg
> and libjpeg-turbo and whether they should do anything as far as
> standardization is concerned. Copying lsb-discuss. Can you reply and
> just let them know what the situation is?
> Jon.
Hello Jon,

libjpeg-turbo is 100% API/ABI compatible with libjpeg 6b. It is also 
possible to build libjpeg-turbo with --with-jpeg7 or --with-jpeg8 
switches which makes it API/ABI compatible with libjpeg 7 or 8. So from 
standardization point of view there should be no problem.

Regards, Adam

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