[Fontconfig] No bitmap fonts in XFree86 4.3.0

Tony Houghton lists at realh.co.uk
Wed May 28 04:43:47 EST 2003

In <E19KhvN-0000mR-00 at localhost>, Keith Packard wrote:

> Around 13 o'clock on May 27, Tony Houghton wrote:
> > How old would it have to be not to work? I've just deleted the files
> > from the Debian package (2.1.4) and verified with ldd that fc-cache is
> > using the libfreetype2 that came with XFree86 4.3, and rerun it with -f,
> > but it still isn't working.
> You deleted the working version and left the broken one.  XFree86 4.3 
> includes ancient FreeType bits which should never be installed.
> Make sure you include:
> 	#define HasFontconfig           YES
> 	#define HasExpat                YES
> 	#define HasFreetype2            YES
> in your config/cf/host.def file before building X or you'll end up with 
> whatever broken versions are left around in XFree86 CVS.

Aha, that's fixed it [1], thanks. The X11 libs must have been taking
precedence over the /usr/lib ones.

[1] Except I haven't bothered recompiling, I just deleted the installed
libraries and header files I didn't want. I take it it is safe to use
XFree86 4.3's libXft though? It seems OK so far...

TH * http://www.realh.co.uk

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