[Fontconfig] install problem with --disable-shared

Mark Brand mabrand at mabrand.nl
Wed Jun 13 07:32:33 PDT 2012

Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> On 06/13/2012 10:26 AM, Mark Brand wrote:
>> There's a minor problem when fontconfig is built with --disable-shared for
>> MinGW. The install attempts to install the DLL anyway:
>> libtool: install: i686-pc-mingw32-ranlib
>> <snip>/mxe/usr/i686-pc-mingw32/lib/libfontconfig.a
>> /usr/bin/install -c .libs/libfontconfig.dll.a <snip>/mxe/usr/i686-pc-mingw32/lib
>> /usr/bin/install: cannot stat ‘.libs/libfontconfig.dll.a’: No such file or
>> directory
> That's not a DLL.  It's a static library.
That's actually a reference to a DLL stub (import library)?

> At any rate, this can only be a libtool bug.  What are the contents of your
> .libs/ directory?

Since we configured with "--disable-shared" neither the DLL or the DLL 
stub is built. Only the static library libfontconfig.a is built.


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