[Slackbuilds-users] Fontforge build error

David Woodfall dave at dawoodfall.net
Fri Oct 5 16:35:42 UTC 2018

On Friday 5 October 2018 09:27,
Rich Shepard <rshepard at appl-ecosys.com> put forth the proposition:
> On Fri, 5 Oct 2018, David Woodfall wrote:
> > >   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.
> Dave,
>   I was not sufficiently clear. This was a suggestion offered for another
> SBo package. The package maintaier offered the same syntax for the
> slackbuild script, LDFLAGS="-L/usr/lib${LIBDIRSUFFIX}" \, as you did.

I said to use GLIB_CFLAGS with '-I', not LDFLAGS with '-L'.
Totally different things. You stated that the script already had

I have built and used fontforge on multilib many times with no
problems at all. Something in your system is screwy.

Anyway I've spent enough time on this.

>   Several respondents on the mail list have offered suggestions for the few
> packages that won't build on this new hardware, including Willy's advice to
> upgrade the BIOS firmware, which I did.
>   If a problem is not related to a slackbuild script I would not be asking
> for help from the SBo mail list.
> Rich
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