[GRASS-user] Compiling the weekly source (configure bug?)

Hamish hamish_b at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 22 22:20:45 EDT 2009

Seth Price wrote:
> Hey all, I'm interested in making some changes to the GRASS
> core so I'm trying to work with the latest source package.
> However, I'm having a hard time getting it to install. It says
> it's unable to locate my FreeType includes.
> Thoughts on the problem and/or how to get this configured?
> checking whether to use FreeType... yes
> checking for location of FreeType includes...
> checking for ft2build.h... no
> configure: error: *** Unable to locate FreeType includes.
> $ freetype-config
> Usage: freetype-config [OPTION]...

what does "freetype-config --cflags" say?

> $ tail -n 20 config.log
> /usr/local/include/ft2build.h:56:38: error: freetype/config/ftheader.h: No such file or directory

does that file exist on your computer? where is it?

did you set
 ./configure --with-freetype \

or similar to point where that directory is?



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