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Re: Problem installing truetype support

From: Arnar Mar Hrafnkelsson (
00649@xyz.molar.is)
Date: Thu 15 Mar 2001 - 19:05:45 UTC

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    Imager does not support freetype 2.0 (meaning I haven't even tried
    compiling freetype 2.0 yet). I'm not sure how different they are but I
    would recommend installing freetype 1.3.1.

            Arnar.

    On Thu, 15 Mar 2001, Mike Depot wrote:

    > I'm having a problem installing Imager with TrueType support on my RedHat 6.2
    > machine. When I run the makefile, I get this:
    >
    > > # perl Makefile.PL
    > > /usr/local/include/freetype doesnt exist or is unaccessible - removed.
    > > done.
    > > ungif: includes found - libraries found
    > > tiff: includes found - libraries found
    > > T1-fonts: includes not found - libraries not found
    > > png: includes found - libraries found
    > > gif: includes found - libraries found
    > > jpeg: includes found - libraries found
    > > TT-fonts: includes not found - libraries not found
    > > ungif and gif can not coexist - removing ungif support
    > > MakeMaker (v5.4302)
    > > Writing Makefile for Imager::plugins
    > > Writing Makefile for Imager
    >
    > When I installed freetype, I set it's prefix to /usr with
    >
    > > make setup CFG="--prefix=/usr"
    > > make
    > > make install
    >
    > This created "/usr/include/freetype2". I noticed Imager seemed to be looking for
    > "/usr/include/freetype", so I make a symlink "/usr/include/freetype" pointing to
    > "/usr/include/freetype2", hoping this would work, but it didn't. :-(
    >
    > Does Imager 0.37 support freetype 2.0, or do I need to install 1.3.1?
    > If it does support 2.0, do you have any suggestions as to what may be wrong?
    >
    > Thanks,
    > Mike Depot
    >
    >
    >



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