[Fontconfig] Build issues on MSYS64 - ImportError: No module named lxml

LRN lrn1986 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 29 05:28:17 UTC 2016

On 29.12.2016 6:59, Ron Gaw wrote:
> I've been trying to solve this on my own for several weeks now, to no avail. 
> - I have tried searching (using pacman -Ss lxml), but the only python2-lxml is
> built for mingw64-w64-x86_64-python2, and that particular python2 creates it's
> own set of errors (mostly because it by default seems to choose Windows PATH
> formatting instead of using UNIX-like paths).
> - I have downloading and tried building lxml (successfully built both libxml2
> and libxslt and installed them in /usr/local, all my attempts to build
> libxml2-python-2.6.9 end in errors shortly after starting ./setup.py install)
> I recognize this might really be an lxml issue, but I'm hoping I'm not the
> first / only one to experience this and there's a simple setting / environment
> / download I can apply.

Seems like a MSYS2-specific problem (not providing an lxml package, although
the look at the PKGBUILD repo[1] says otherwise).


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