Plasmatic plasmatic at
Tue Oct 23 22:36:23 PDT 2001

10/23/01 6:49:26 PM, Pat Erley <paerley at> wrote:

>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?)

Yes, this is the right place.  I know this may sound silly, but did you run ldconfig after building libtff?  I always forget to and usually don't even 
notice till I've pulled a clump of hair from my quickly-balding scalp.  Just an idea...


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