[HarfBuzz] pangoft2 link error (was - harfbuzz: Branch 'master')

John Emmas john at creativepost.co.uk
Tue Sep 11 14:17:15 UTC 2018

I'm not sure what's changed but after updating from git master today the 
problem seems to have gone !


On 10/09/2018 10:44, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 5:22 PM, John Emmas <john at creativepost.co.uk 
> <mailto:john at creativepost.co.uk>> wrote:
>     On 07/09/2018 15:24, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
>           src/hb-subset.cc |    3 +++
>           1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
>     Forgive me if this is unrelated - but when building with MSVC,
>     should I be building harfbuzz as a static library or as a DLL?
> Up to you.
>     Currently I'm building as a static lib and up until a month ago
>     that always worked fine.  Then yesterday I downloaded again and
>     tried to build both harfbuzz and pango.  Unfortunately, pangoft2
>     is failing to link.  I see a lot of errors about symbols being
>     defined twice - i.e. pangoft2 has them defined when they're
>     already available in harfbuzz (so the linker doesn't know which
>     one to use).  The error messages are a bit long-winded but they
>     all seem to involve 'OT::Lookup::subset'
> Don't compile hb-subset.cc.  I don't know how you are compiling.  But 
> you shouldn't get duplicates anyway.
>     Am I right in thinking 'OT::Lookup::subset' Is something that's
>     been added recently?
> It is new.  Not sure what's different about that though.

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