Problems running Swing app with latest build?

Anthony Petrov anthony.petrov at
Tue Feb 14 03:08:54 PST 2012

On 2/13/2012 10:22 PM, Mike Swingler wrote:
> As a general point, the JDK 7 on the Mac should not be linking against libfreetype in the first place, because it's an X11 component, and optionally installed on Mac OS X. If there isn't a bug already to this effect, I'd be more than happy to file it.

FreeType is not an X11 component, it's a font manipulation library ("a 
software font engine" [1]). OpenJDK requires FreeType even on MS Windows 
platform, so this requirement is unlikely to go away.


best regards,

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