[Slackbuilds-users] Fontforge build error

David Woodfall dave at dawoodfall.net
Fri Oct 5 16:12:27 UTC 2018

On Friday 5 October 2018 08:24,
Rich Shepard <rshepard at appl-ecosys.com> put forth the proposition:
> 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.
> Dave,
>   From a suggestion provided by someone here for a different package.

Don't ask for support for slackbuilds that don't originate from
slackbuilds.org. I spent a wasted few hours yesterday trying to find
a solution to fix it since I maintain it. If you want help with
someone else's build then go to them and don't waste my time.

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