Configure(still?) broken on OS X

David DeHaven david.dehaven at
Tue Jan 19 22:00:53 UTC 2016

>> 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.

Incidentally, I have the same version of XQuartz installed on 10.10.5 and it creates symlinks:
/usr/X11 -> /opt/X11
/usr/X11R6 -> /opt/X11

but those symlinks cannot be created on 10.11 for the aforementioned reason.


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