Configure(still?) broken on OS X

David DeHaven david.dehaven at
Tue Jan 19 21:56:30 UTC 2016

>> Once you know where you installed freetype, the short-term workaround is
>> to provide this path to configure using --with-freetype. The long-term is
>> that we can add some additional "well known" paths to look at by default in
>> configure to save some typing.
> Thanks, looks like this does the trick:
> ./configure --with-freetype=/opt/X11

This came up a while back, probably on another list...

XQuartz had to change the install location due to 10.11 not allowing installation to /usr/X11, so our configure script should be updated to also check in /opt/X11 now. I don't know if a bug was ever filed for this or not.

To answer the earlier question: Yes, freetype is required for OpenJDK builds on Mac.


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