Re: build of gnome-2.0 fails for libgnomecanvas

Its a fetaure of pango - you can have totally valid and succefull pango
configurations that are not usable for gnome. Specificly, if it didn't
find freetype2, it would not build pangoft2 which in turn is expected by

On Mon, 15 Apr 2002, John Covici wrote:

> Hi.  I am trying to build gnome-2.0 and when it gets to
> libgnomecanvas it dies with the following problem:
> checking for pkg-config... /gnome/head/INSTALL/bin/pkg-config
> checking for gtk+-2.0 >= 2.0.0 libart-2.0 >= 2.3.8 pango >= 1.0.0 pangoft2 >= 1.0.0... Package pangoft2 was not found in the pkg-config search path.
> Perhaps you should add the directory containing `pangoft2.pc'
> to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable
> No package 'pangoft2' found
> configure: error: Library requirements (gtk+-2.0 >= 2.0.0 libart-2.0 >= 2.3.8 pango >= 1.0.0 pangoft2 >= 1.0.0) not met; consider adjusting the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable if your libraries are in a nonstandard prefix so pkg-config can find them.
> ERROR:libgnomecanvas: Cant autogen
> Build failed on libgnomecanvas
> Now pango previously did work,(at least ig gave no errors)  so how can I fix it so it finds
> pangoft2?
> I am using the vicious-build-scripts.
> Any assistance would be appreciated.
> -- 
>          John Covici
>          covici ccs covici com
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