[Fontconfig] iconv keeps fc-2.3.93 from compiling
djwillswift at gmail.com
Thu Mar 2 11:19:25 PST 2006
On Wed, 01 Mar 2006 06:55:35 -0500
Owen Taylor <otaylor at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-03-01 at 02:40 -0800, will wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I am unable to compile fontconfig-2.3.93.
> > I have libiconv 1.9.1-i586-4vl5 installed, as well as glibc 2.3.4.
> > My system is:
> > Dell Inspiron 5100
> > Vector Linux SOHO 5.1
> > 2.8GHz P4
> > ATI Radeon 7500 Mobility ( 64MB )
> > 768MB RAM
> > fontconfig-2.2.96 compiles and installs fine.
> It's just a mistake to put libiconv onto a system with a GLibc from
> the last 5 years. You need to delete all traces of it off your system,
> or all sorts of things will break in weird ways.
> (The problem looks like fontconfig included iconv.h from libiconv
> rather than the correct system iconv.h, but wasn't linked with the
> libiconv -liconv.)
Finally got it to compile... you were right. I ended up having
to upgrade glibc to 2.3.6 (PITA!!)
Thanks for your help.
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