Re: Difficulty compiling pango: XftFreetype.h

On 14 Feb 2001 22:43:54 -0500, jgotts linuxsavvy com wrote:
> In message <3A8A0F2A 128FBAF1 yahoo com>, John Margaglione writes:
> >I'm trying to compile pango from CVS, and I get an error:
> >pangoxft-font.c:23:33: X11/Xft/XftFreetype.h: No such file or directory
> >I'm running a RedHat 7.0 system, and there is no such beast on my
> >system.  What package installs this file?  I've compiled and installed
> >freetype and freetype2, but it's not in there.  From posts on the
> >newsgroups I've seen references to it in XFree86-devel, but I have that
> >installed as well.  I even grabbed the X install from and
> >installed that, but still no dice.
> >Help?
> I think this file is only present on Red Hat 7.1 Beta because it has a version
> of XFree86 4.0.2 with some sort of freetype 2.0 support.

According to one XFree86 developer, they said this file is a "private
header", yet Pango uses it I believe for the Xft/Xrender support.

Anyway, this RPM should be available in the XFree86 4.0.2 RPMS from
Rawhide and/or the RedHat 7.1 beta release


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