Pat Erley paerley at
Tue Oct 23 20:57:49 PDT 2001

Adolfo Delorenzo wrote:

> Have you tried setting LD_LIBRARY_PATH?
> prompt syntax:
> export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:/usr/local/lib
> or you can set it on your .bash_profile file
> Rgds,
> Delorenzo
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Pat Erley" <paerley at>
> To: <blfs-support at>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 23, 2001 10:49 PM
> Subject: Freetype
>>ok, I built Freetype, following the directions in the X Faq.  I get to 
>>the true type font utility thingy, following the directions EXACTLY and 
>>it gives me this:
>>/usr/local/bin/ttmkfdir: error while loading shared libraries: 
>> cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
>>I've tried setting the freetype lib folder statically as /usr/local/lib, 
>>I've tried the way in the directions, I've tried creating symlinks, I've 
>>tried optimized compiling, non optimized compiling.  I'm stumped, could 
>>somone help me out here?
>>(and, am I asking these questions in the right spot?)
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ok, that did it.  Is that a variable that should always be exported or 
is this a special case?


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