> Actually I want to extract the file pointer from the input stream.
> For this I initially used (FILE*)stream->descriptor.pointer to get
> the pointer but it did not allocate the pointer and gave a
> segmentation fault with fseek.
Don't use FreeType internals outside of the library. Look into the
FreeType demo file `src/ftcommon.c' for an example of file handling.
> I then did an explicit fopen on the filename later and my code ran
This sounds like the right solution.
> Now the problem is that I cannot extract file pointer from the
Why do you need it? What problem do you want to solve?
> Also, if STREAM_FILE is already defined to be used to ease the
> process, then why is it showing undefined symbol?
Again: It is a macro, only *locally* defined (in `ftsystem.c'). If
you use it in another file, the compiler treats it as an undefined
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