[cairo-bugs] [Bug 21717] Cannot compile but freetype and fontconfig are installed.

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Wed May 13 10:14:43 PDT 2009


Carl Worth <cworth at cworth.org> changed:

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         AssignedTo|david at freetype.org          |cworth at cworth.org

--- Comment #1 from Carl Worth <cworth at cworth.org>  2009-05-13 10:14:41 PST ---
(In reply to comment #0)
> Cannot use the latest version because of the libsvg requirement to be later
> than 2.15 when only 2.10 is available

I don't understand this. The librsvg version requirement is only for *testing*
cairo's SVG backend. It's not required for compiling and using cairo's SVG

 so I am using 1.6.4 and have run across
> the following problem on linux that even though the freetype and fontconfig are
> installed it will not compile.

For these, the next step would be to look into config.log and see what went
wrong when the configure script attempted to compile a minimal program using

But really, putting work into using 1.8 would be more worthwhile than getting
1.6 running.

Have fun!


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