Neil Hopcroft

A digital misfit


Build break – pango #82

Pango build #82 fails with ./.libs/ undefined reference to `hb_ft_face_create’ ./.libs/ undefined reference to `hb_ft_face_create_cached’ collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status There are no changes to pango itself in this build, so it is caused by changes to harfbuzz in build #28. Looking at the changelog there, I see that Commit 2a9627c5641cd000e2adff0e42a0dc687b53ec70 includes a […]

Build break – freetype #18

The freetype project build #18 is giving “libtool: link: require no space between `-L’ and `-lpng12′”, -L is intended to specify a path but no path is filled in there, thus it thinks -lpng12 is the path rather than a further option. Looking at the configure stage of the build shows: Package libpng was not […]

Setting up freetype

Harfbuzz needs the latest version of Freetype – I’ve added this to the CI build. This is again a standard ./ ./configure make make install build. Upgrading to the latest freetype fixes the harfbuzz build but breaks the octave build – fontconfig is still using the original freetype installed by yum, in /usr/ rather than […]

Setting up HarfBuzz

I’ve added a CI build for HarfBuzz, this is a standard ./ ./configure make make install sequence. It has dependency upon: Ragel state machine compiler The build works from build 3 onward – set to poll daily. However, the default build is missing Freetype support, required for pango. The config.log for harfbuzz says “Requested ‘freetype2 […]