XFCE-4 Script Error & Firebird Issue

Harry E. Allen III hallen at cox.net
Sun Feb 22 20:36:31 PST 2004


On Sun, Feb 22, 2004 at 05:29:37PM -0500, Harry E. Allen III wrote:
> Good afternoon,
> 
> 	I am in the process of building BLFS 5.0 and specifically XFCE-4 per
> 	the book. The following is from the script in the book:
> 	
> 	.
> 	.
> 	.
> 	tar -xzvf xfwm4-4.0.0.tar.gz &&
> 	cd xfwm4r-4.0.0 &&
> 	.
> 	.
> 	.
> 	
> 	The extra 'r' added in the 'cd xfwm4r-4.0.0 &&' is a typo and stops
> 	the script.
> 
> 	My Mozilla/Firebird quandary is this- I get a xft.pc not found error
> 	with the suggestion to check/add to PKG_CONFIG_PATH. I am following
> 	the directions on the build page. I have gone back to the fontconfig
> 	and xfree86 build pages to see if I could find what I missed as well
> 	as checking Google. Any ideas as to what I missed?
> 
> 	Thanks,
> 	Harry
> 
> 	
> -- 
> Harry E. Allen, III
> 
> hallen_AT_cox_DOT_net 
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Well I discovered my error. I failed to set the PKG_CONFIG_PATH
permanently. Once that was fixed, I resolved a font issue in fontconfig
as well. In retrospect, the computer told what was wrong, i just did not
see it...
-- 
Harry E. Allen, III




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