Bug 8915

Summary: Bad linking to libfreetype.so
Product: cairo Reporter: Ian Stokes-Rees <ijstokes>
Component: generalAssignee: Carl Worth <cworth>
Status: RESOLVED NOTOURBUG QA Contact: cairo-bugs mailing list <cairo-bugs>
Severity: normal    
Priority: high    
Version: 1.2.6   
Hardware: x86 (IA32)   
OS: Linux (All)   
i915 platform: i915 features:

Description Ian Stokes-Rees 2006-11-06 02:28:58 UTC
There are places where cairo links to /usr/lib/libfreetype.so *AND*
/usr/local/lib/libfreetype.so.  If the former is installed by default for
"system" software, and the latter "just" for a local compilation, then cairo
gets confused and does not build.  Manual hacking of .la files and build scripts
sorts it out.
Comment 1 Behdad Esfahbod 2007-08-21 19:42:50 UTC
Build problem on your side most probably.  Cairo uses pkg-config to find what to link to.   Do you have .la files installed for the system libraries?  What distro is it?  Gentoo?

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