Neil Hopcroft

A digital misfit


Build break – librsvg #147

The librsvg build reports: /usr/local/lib/ undefined reference to `hb_ft_face_create’ /usr/local/lib/ undefined reference to `hb_ft_face_create_cached’ collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status This appears to be the result of a pango build problem. Fixed in build #149.

automake configuration

I have noticed a few projects failing during autogen or automake stages, with errors that don’t make much sense, things like missing gettext and libtool, although they are both installed: not using Gettext not using Libtool A bit of hunting around the internet suggests that automake looks in the same directory as itself […]