[Slackbuilds-users] Fontforge build error

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Fri Oct 5 15:24:43 UTC 2018

On Fri, 5 Oct 2018, David Woodfall wrote:

> Eh? Which version and where did you get it? Current version for 14.2 is
> 20170731 and there is no GLIB_CFLAGS in there. I had to double check again
> that because I maintain it.


   From a suggestion provided by someone here for a different package.

> Aside from that you could also try using CPPFLAGS with the setting.


> Which application needed it? It's not the most user-friendly thing in the
> world, for new users anyway. Font editing is in a realm of its own.

   Last year some time I needed to convert no-longer-supported fonts (Type1?) to .odf
and fontforge did the trick.

   Also in realms of their own are typography, page layout, and similar arts
best left to experts. :-)

Best regards,


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