[Fontconfig] install problem with --disable-shared

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Wed Jun 13 07:40:58 PDT 2012

On 06/13/2012 10:31 AM, Vincent Torri wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Jun 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 ÿÿ.libs/libfontconfig.dll.aÿÿ: No such file or
>>> directory
>> That's not a DLL.  It's a static library.
> no, it's the import library

Ah, I see.  In which case, yes, seems like a fontconfig bug, and checking
src/Makefile.am makes it clear...

Agree, best to just remove those stuff.


> Vincent Torri

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