[Slackbuilds-users] Problem with Lilypond SlackBuild for 12.1

Steve sleistinger at verizon.net
Sun Aug 31 22:39:34 UTC 2008

On Sunday 31 August 2008 05:20:52 pm Heinz Wiesinger wrote:
> Am Sonntag, 17. August 2008 22:09:16 schrieb Robert W. Wendel:
> >    I don't know where to post this so you see it but I'm having problems
> > compiling lilypond.  I get a compile error:
> > WARNING: Please consider installing optional programs:  kpsewhich
> >
> > ERROR: Please install required programs:  mf-nowin mf mfw mfont
> >
> > See INSTALL.txt for more information on how to build LilyPond
> >
> >   I thought the stock installation covered the Tex package issues which I
> > think the above error messages refer to.
> There was a discussion on freenode where someone had a similar issue. It's
> most likely the same cause, which is /usr/share/texmf/bin/ being not in
> $PATH. As this is the default on Slackware after a full install, there's
> obviously something wrong with the setup.
> The missing files are indeed included in slackwares base tetex package.
> Just for future reference.
> Grs,
> Heinz

I just ran into this as well.  Building as root (as opposed to using su) 
allowed lilypond to build and find these dependencies.  I imagine using su - 
would also work, but I just logged in as root to build the package.


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