[BLFS Trac] #2518: Xorg-7.2 libXfont

BLFS Trac trac at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Apr 27 17:05:19 PDT 2008


#2518: Xorg-7.2 libXfont
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 Reporter:  randy at linuxfromscratch.org  |        Owner:  blfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org
     Type:  task                        |       Status:  new                           
 Priority:  normal                      |    Milestone:  6.3                           
Component:  BOOK                        |      Version:  SVN                           
 Severity:  normal                      |   Resolution:                                
 Keywords:                              |  
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Comment (by randy at linuxfromscratch.org):

 I'm now past this issue, and cannot exactly reproduce it as
 I've since updated the version of libXfont to 1.3.0 and it
 seems to work fine (I've not tested the X installation yet,
 I'm still building packages).

 I can say that it was the ft_isdigit issue exactly as
 described in the Wiki page I mentioned. Here are the
 specifics when the issue occurred:

 x86-64 building in 32bit mode
 Very current LFS-SVN
 Linux-2.6.24.4
 FreeType-2.3.5
 Fontconfig-2.5.0
 Xorg-7.2 packages using BLFS-SVN wget file

 I updated libXfont to 1.3.0 and the issue went away.
 Let me know if you want more info. One of the reasons I
 built Xorg-7.2 instead of 7.3 was to see how it would
 build in an imaginary scenario where you used LFS-SVN
 and some minor updated BLFS packages, but stuck with
 the Xorg-7.2 instructions as they stand right now (which
 is probably close to how they will be in the 6.3 release).

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