[Slackbuilds-users] Problem building lilypond

Bob Snyder bob.snyder at cox.net
Sat Dec 10 17:27:35 UTC 2011

On 12/10/2011 12:51 AM, Eugen Wissner wrote:
> Hi,
> "su -" already tried?
> 2011/12/10 Bob Snyder <bob.snyder at cox.net <mailto:bob.snyder at cox.net>>
>     When building lilypond (with sbopkg) I get the following error:
>        ERROR: Please install required programs:  mf-nowin mf mfw mfont
>     mpost
>     I'm guessing that these are all part of metafont and/or metapost.
>     I have a complete install of 13.37 and it appears that at least
>     metafont is installed (mfw and mpost don't answer up to a command
>     line invocation). I have already installed the listed dependencies
>     fontforge and mftrace
>     Any idea what's going on?
>     Thanks,
>     Bob S.

Well I'm building as root of course, which is where the problem occurs.

Bob S.

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