[cairo] Problem ./configure-ing concerning fontconfig/freetype

Sven Herzberg herzi-ml at gnome-de.org
Thu Jul 24 12:51:59 PDT 2008

Am Donnerstag, den 24.07.2008, 21:37 +0200 schrieb Martin Nyolt:
> I want to cross-compile cairo 1.6.4, but the configure-script can't 
> compile the fontconfig testing code.
> It says it's missing the libfreetype.so.6 and libxml2.so.2, but these 
> files are already in $PREFIX/lib, like $PREFIX/lib/libfontconfig.so.
> I also tried several environment vars like LIBS, LDFLAGS etc., but not 
> any of them worked.
> freetype, fontconfig and libxml compiled without any errors.
> Is there anything else I can do so ld finds those two libs?

Maybe you should simply try a build script like JHbuild. It
automatically sets all the right environment variables.


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