kdebase-3.2.2 kcontrol FontEngine with FreeType-2.1.9

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Aug 11 19:42:53 PDT 2004

William Harrington wrote:
> Hello,
>     Today I was helping someone who was having problems with BLFS CVS.  The book uses FreeType 2.1.9 and kdebase 3.2.2.
> The FontEngine used with that version of kdebase for kcontrol in kfontinst does not have the check in FontEngine.h to determine if the newer FreeType is installed and will attempt to use the deprecations that were in 2.1.7.  To fix this, a check is put in the FontEngine header to provide the right credentials for it to build with the new FreeType.  I hope this helps someone out there.

Well, we certainly appreciate the information, however, within the
next hour or so, I hope the KDE-3.2.3 update will be committed. I'm
almost ready to commit, but have a couple of things left to check
out. I didn't notice any issues with FreeType in my testing with

Chances are, BLFS CVS will be at KDE-3.2.3 next time all the mirrors


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