[Therion] MacOSX error and solution: ImageMagick after upgrading from Mt.Lion to Mavericks

Olly Betts olly at survex.com
Mon Feb 23 03:35:21 CET 2015


On Sat, Feb 21, 2015 at 08:40:57PM +0100, Martin Sluka wrote:
> Why is ImageMagick trying to load JPG coder at
> /usr/local/Cellar/imagemagick/6.8.8-9/lib/ImageMagick//modules-Q16/coders/jpeg.la?
> Why the double slash after ImageMagick// ?

Repeating a slash (any number of times) in a Unix filename is generally
ignored (the OS itself should ignore it, though programs which parse
filenames might not be written with the possibility in mind).

A doubled slash often arises from building a path like:

   directory + '/' + relative_path

when directory already has a trailing '/'.

Cheers,
    Olly



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