XFree and freetype2
tush at yahoo.com
Sat Sep 7 23:06:57 PDT 2002
Dagmar d'Surreal wrote:
>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.
Yep, so it is possible to build freetype-2.1.2 before X. So issue about
recompiling X won't arise. Personally, I prefer installing two smaller
packages to installing one big one.
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