[cairo] Problem compiling Cairo..doesn't detect fontconfig/freetype installation

Gian Mario Tagliaretti g.tagliaretti at gmail.com
Fri Dec 22 01:53:05 PST 2006

2006/12/22, Divick Kishore <divick.kishore at gmail.com>:
> Yes I did run the configure script and did in exactly the way as told above.

I got this, my question was different, after setting the envs as you
described, did you run the configure into the *same* terminal window?

I'm not asking this because I think you are dumb so please don't take
it personally, I'm asking because a coworker of mine was fighting with
the same problems you have and the above mentioned was in fact the

> And as already specified .. I have tried installing png/freetype and
> fonconfig in my home folder as well. I can't figure out what exactly the
> problem is.

If pkg-config returns the correct version installed into you home
there is no other reason for cairo not finding them, as David said in
case things don't work send the config.log.

Gian Mario Tagliaretti

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