[Slackbuilds-users] Problem with Lilypond SlackBuild for 12.1

Robert W. Wendel kf0xb at ImOnMail.com
Mon Sep 1 00:19:16 UTC 2008

Steve wrote:
> 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.
> Steve
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Lilypond didn't compile, a while back, for me until I built it as root, 
rather than under "SU"

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