[Fontconfig] problems trying to compile on Solaris 9

Steve Bankowitz Steven.Bankowitz at Sun.COM
Mon Sep 29 22:28:22 EST 2003

Hi Micah,

Just to follow up with what Alan said.

Definately check the config.log.  I would probably guess that you got
an undefined symbol error.  So you might need to edit the ./configure
script to link in that library.  (It might be X11 that needs to be

Of course that is all guessing on my part.  :-)

config.log should show you the way...

* Alan Coopersmith <Alan.Coopersmith at sun.com> [2003-09-27 10:11:17]:

> Micah Abbott wrote:
> >checking for XML_ParserCreate... no configure: error: cannot find
> >expat library
> >
> >I searched through the mail archives and found a similar problem and
> >I know that I installed expat, right before I tried to ./configure.
> >
> >I also checked expat.h and found an instance of XML_ParserCreate, so
> >I don't know what the configure script is complaining for.
> Does config.log provide any more useful errors?  Did you run config
> with LDFLAGS="-L/usr/local/lib -R/usr/local/lib" (or whatever path you
> installed expat under) ?

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