XFree and freetype2
dagmar at speakeasy.net
Fri Sep 6 08:25:03 PDT 2002
On Fri, 2002-09-06 at 09:52, Tushar Teredesai wrote:
> Larry Lawrence wrote:
> >Your request is not unreasonable, but I feel it is beyond BLFS. If you are
> >building from BLFS, you won't have freetype 2 installed before X is
> >installed. That makes this an upgrade situation, not an installation.
> >It's Bruce's area, and I am interested in what he thinks, and any other
> >opinions, but this is my opinion.
> AFAIK, freetype does not need an existing X installation. So it can be
> built before X.
Freetype 1.x does, Freetype 2.x doesn't.
See the hint I wrote a couple of weeks ago for more detail.
Also, the fifth line Dan specified about the Xft library is already the
default so it doesn't need to be specified.
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