[Slackbuilds-users] Fontforge build error

David Woodfall dave at dawoodfall.net
Wed Oct 3 20:33:31 UTC 2018

On Wednesday 3 October 2018 12:58,
Rich Shepard <rshepard at appl-ecosys.com> put forth the proposition:
> On Wed, 3 Oct 2018, sborg63 wrote:
> > With multilib you could get confusion between /usr/lib
> > and /usr/lib64. Maybe it should be looking in /usr/lib64.
>   This could be, but glib is found in /usr/lib64.
> > Have you considered this: https://www.slackbuilds.org/faq/#multilib
>   Don't see anything applicable.

This line:


Try adding that under the CXXFLAGS= line in the slackbuild. It's
worth remembering as the first thing to try on a multilib system when
a build fails.


> > Plus, if the new box is the latest of the latest hardware-wise, it is
> > maybe worth considering running current because of its more 'current'
> > kernel. I had to do this whenever I got a new laptop; the hardware was
> > much better supported as well as more recent software (the openblas thread
> > springs to mind).
>   I have been thinking this is an issue. In the past I've always built
> systems that were back from the bleeding edge. This time my budget allowed
> me to buy components near the top, but below the 'gamers' level. Since I'm
> getting build errors on packages that built with no errors on portables with
> 64-bit CPUs (but not the fastest, most expensive models) the hardware
> newness might well be the factor.
>   I'll look into upgrading to current.
> Thanks,
> Rich


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    -- George Wald

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