Tim.Bell at Sun.COM
Fri Mar 27 16:50:25 UTC 2009
> freetypecheck has been a royal major pain in the you know what....
> So you are not alone.
I thought I reviewed some changes you wrote that eliminated the
freetypecheck program and instead used something like grep to check for
the version information in the freetype header files. Was I dreaming? ;-)
>> Here’s what I’m getting. Somebody please tell me how to figure out
>> where the “:convert integer expression expected” messages are coming
>> from, or why I’m getting them, before I go insane. (Then you can tell
>> me why cl.exe can’t find “stdio.h” when it’s on the INCLUDE
>> environment variable path….)
> The problem is when the freetype include files are living with the cygwin
> stdio.h, which is not the one that cl.exe wants or likes.
> I ran into this when I tried to use the freetype in cygwin, so I finally
> gave up on using a cygwin freetype.
>> Oh and while you’re at THAT, somebody tell me how to build a DLL
>> version of FreeType.
See step 8 of my blog posting:
That's what worked for me, way back when. Let me know if the
instructions are stale.
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