[Xorg] The continuing misadventures of freetype-cthulhu

Egbert Eich eich at pdx.freedesktop.org
Tue Aug 3 01:03:18 PDT 2004

Adam Jackson writes:
 > Firefox was built against 2.1.4, apparently.  This is the minimum gentoo's 
 > xorg-x11 package requires, odd in light of the 2.1.7 requirement for 6.7.0 
 > I've heard mentioned here...
2.1.4 of course is 4 patchlevels earlier providing several opportunities
for breaking ABI compatibility.

Just for curiostiy: Could you please build firefox against freetype 2.1.8
and see if the problem still happens?
The freetype folks keep breaking their ABI between versions. And that
often happens in a not immediately obvious way.


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