Re: fontconfig installation

Don't forget to recompile pango and gtk+ installing font-config to an
existing gnome2 installation.

On Thu, 2002-11-21 at 09:07, Robert Laing wrote:
> A problem I've found with fcpackage is the tarball unpacks four 
> directories -- Xft  Xft1  Xrender  fontconfig -- and the only 
> instructions I can find are in the fontconfig directory. fontconfig 
> seems to require Xft and Xrender, but doesn't explain how or in which 
> order these should be installed. With only fontconfig installed, I 
> experienced the problem that others on this group have mentioned that 
> current gnome installs hang on the spash screen.
> I installed the fcpackage like this:
> gunzip < /mnt/cdrom/sources/fcpackage.2_0.tar.gz | tar xvf -
> cd fcpackage.2_0
> cd Xft
> ./configure --sysconfdir=/etc --prefix=/usr/X11R6
> make make install
> cp *.h /usr/X11R6/include/X11/Xft
> cp xft.pc /usr/X11R6/lib/pkgconfig
> ldconfig
> cd ../fontconfig
> ./configure --sysconfdir=/etc --prefix=/usr/X11R6
> make make install
> ldconfig
> cd ../Xrender
> xmkmf -a make
> make install
> ldconfig
> cd /usr/src
> rm -rf fcpackage.2_0
> The above seems to work OK, except mozilla compiles but won't launch if 
> --enable-xft is used to configure it.
> I suspect I'm not the only one finding fontconfig a headache setting up 
> a Gnome2.1 system, so some tips would be appreciated.
> Robert
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