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compile problem under next release of redhat (beta any day now)

From: John Ellson <ellson@lucent.com>
Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2002 20:32:13 -0400
Message-ID: <3D20F48D.5030401@lucent.com>
To: www-amaya-dev@w3.org

Heads up folks.  

The next release of RedHat is not supporting Xft 1

See RedHat bug # 67775

Amaya needs configure mods, and possibly other changes, to
find and use Xft2 header files.

John Ellson

Description of Problem:
/usr/X11R6/include/X11/Xft/Xft.h is not provided by
Xft-devel-1.9.1.020607.1058-3.i386.rpm or by
XFree86-devel-4.2.0-52.i386.rpm

Other programs (e.g. Amaya) depend on it.

Shouldn't Xft-devel be providing a compatabilty library?

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Xft-devel-1.9.1.020607.1058-3.i386.rpm
XFree86-devel-4.2.0-52.i386.rpm
rawhide-release-20020701-1.noarch.rpm

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Additional comment by otaylor@redhat.com <mailto:otaylor@redhat.com> 
2002-07-01 18:03:34

We don't support compilation with Xft1 for the next version of Red Hat.

Programs that use Xft2 need to find out the compilation flags for Xft
by running "xft-config --cflags" or "pkg-config --cflags Xft".
      
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