[Slackbuilds-users] fontforge fails to compile

Matteo Bernardini matteo.bernardini at gmail.com
Tue Aug 9 07:04:05 UTC 2016

2016-08-09 8:58 GMT+02:00 Fernando Lopez <fernando.lopezjr at gmail.com>:
> I can download fine manually from the site...
> Processing fontforge
> fontforge:
> Found fontforge-20150824.tar.gz in /var/cache/sbopkg.
> Found cidmaps.tgz in /var/cache/sbopkg.
> fontforge not found in /var/cache/sbopkg.
> --2016-08-09 00:55:43--
> http://mirrors.slackware.com/slackware/slackware-current/source/l/freetype/freetype-2.6.3.tar.xz
> Resolving mirrors.slackware.com (mirrors.slackware.com)...
> Connecting to mirrors.slackware.com
> (mirrors.slackware.com)||:80... connected.
> HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 404 Not Found
> 2016-08-09 00:55:43 ERROR 404: Not Found.
> fontforge:
> Would you like to continue processing the rest of the
> queue or would you like to abort?  If this failed
> package is a dependency of another package in the queue
> then it may not make sense to continue.
> (Y)es to continue, (N)o to abort, (R)etry the build?:

hi Fernando,

I think your SBo local repository is not up-to-date as the link to the
freetype tarball in the fontforge.info file has been updated a couple
of weeks ago...


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