[Fontconfig] Re: cross-compiling fontconfig

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Tue Jun 17 08:32:43 EST 2003

Around 15 o'clock on Jun 16, Nicholas Wourms wrote:

>>but still run into problems during make and make install, when it tries to
>>execute the (just built) fc-lang or fc-cache programs.

> Easy, all you have to do is setup an AM_CONDITIONAL case statement in 
> configure.ac to see if $build == $host.  If the test fails, then do not 
>run the conditionalized portions of the respective Makefile.am's.

The fc-lang (and new fc-glyphname) programs must be run as a part of the 
build process and so must be compiled with the native compiler rather than 
the cross compiler.

I have no idea what is needed to fix the automake files to make all of 
this happen; I'll have to fix it at some point, and help would be 


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