[cairo] freetype, fontconfig configure error

Rajinder Yadav devguy at ymail.com
Wed Jun 24 13:31:32 PDT 2009

Not to be rude, but not sure if my request made it out the mailing list? If it did and you're not sure why I am seeing a configure error please kindly ignore.

If you have any suggestions how I can track down the problem please advise.

Kind Regards,
Rajinder Yadav

--- On Tue, 6/23/09, Rajinder Yadav <devguy at ymail.com> wrote:

> From: Rajinder Yadav <devguy at ymail.com>
> Subject: freetype, fontconfig configure error
> To: cairo at cairographics.org
> Received: Tuesday, June 23, 2009, 9:44 PM
> I am trying to build from cairo-1.8.8
> from tarball source. After I run the configure script I get
> the following error:
> configure: error: Cairo requires at least one native font
> backend.  Please install FreeType and fontconfig and
> try again.
> I have downloaded both freetype and fontconfig from source
> and have built both successful, yet the configure script for
> cairo can't find these font backends.
> What can I do to make the config script happy? The system I
> am building on is CentOS 5.3, I have GNU make v3.81
> install.
> Kind Regards,
> Rajinder Yadav

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