[Slackbuilds-users] Problem building lilypond
rob0 at slackbuilds.org
Sat Dec 10 17:52:38 UTC 2011
On Saturday 10 December 2011 11:27:35 Bob Snyder wrote:
> On 12/10/2011 12:51 AM, Eugen Wissner wrote:
> > 2011/12/10 Bob Snyder <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?
> > "su -" already tried?
> Well I'm building as root of course, which is where the problem
The point is http://slackbuilds.org/faq/#su ... which is explained
Ensure that you have a clean login environment as root. This also
applies to a shell from which sbopkg is invoked.
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