[Slackbuilds-users] Package Build Issues -- Update

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Mon Feb 2 02:34:51 UTC 2009

On Mon, 2 Feb 2009, Timothy Pollard wrote:

> A bit of a Google around notes this bug report in Debian:
> http://www.mail-archive.com/debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org/msg525115.html
> which basically says that this is probably caused by libfreetype issues.


   I didn't catch that; thank you.

> The libfreetype.so.6 is contained in both the aaa_elflibs and libfreetype
> packages:
> $ grep libfreetype.so.6 /var/log/packages/*
> /var/log/packages/aaa_elflibs-12.2.0-i486-1:usr/lib/libfreetype.so.6.3.18
> /var/log/packages/freetype-2.3.7-i486-1:usr/lib/libfreetype.so.6.3.18
> So, your restoring a libfreetype from your backups, or maybe you've got an old
> version of one of those packages still lying around. I'd try doing a "$ locate
> libfreetype" and see what you get.

   Here's what I had: /usr/lib/libfreetype-6.3.18 and /usr/local/lib/6.3.8
from 2005, with soft links from Friday. I've removed the earlier versions
and ran ldconfig.

   I'll fix the broken links before testing more.

Many thanks for the pointer!


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