Yosemite problems with FreeType
Magnus Ihse Bursie
magnus.ihse.bursie at oracle.com
Tue Nov 4 14:14:27 UTC 2014
On 2014-11-04 14:10, Magnus Ihse Bursie wrote:
> On 2014-10-22 19:50, Dan Smith wrote:
>> Well, I take that back. Tried installing 2.7.5 just in case, and now
>> it works fine.
>> - Yosemite installer breaks XQuartz configuration (probably something
>> trivial like removing a symbolic link)
> There does indeed seem to be a missing symbolic link. In previous
> versions, I can find a symlink from libfreetype.6.dylib to
> libfreetype.dylib in /usr/X11/lib. In Yosemite, this is missing. This
> causes configure to fail.
> I tried some ways to work around this in configure by using freetype.6
> as library name instead of freetype, but I kept running into one silly
> problem after another and decided it didn't really seemed worth it.
In the end, I actually got it sorted out and I do now have a patch that
I believe will work well. Webrev coming up shortly...
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