building X from source: freetype install issues
jty1964 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 30 16:05:37 UTC 2020
Hey Mike,It's been quite a while, years actually, since I built X from
source but I'll help as much as I can. From the error, your right, you need
freetype fonts. Unfortunately I don't have any quick fixes for you error.
On Sun, Aug 30, 2020 at 10:44 AM mike young <mike.young at nd.edu> wrote:
> Attempting to build X on Debian Buster install. Downloaded and built
> freetype from freetype.org before building X. When running build.sh,
> getting error:
> checking pkg-config is at least version 0.9.0... yes
> checking for FREETYPE... no
> checking for freetype-config... no
> configure: error: You must have freetype installed; see
> build.sh: "./autogen.sh" failed on lib/libXfont
> Evidently building freetype is not sufficient for building X. Any hints
> as to what I have neglected to do?
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