At 21:37 05.06.02 +0100, Adam D. Moss wrote:
>> I already tried. I was very disappointed to see that you guys seem to be
>> following in GNOME's footsteps, and suddenly requiring 3 times the
>> library dependancies.
>I feel your pain.
>This is as good a point to ask as any; in following the
>latest incarnation of the crazy dep-chain I ran into a
>dead-end finding the mysterious 'fontconfig' (fontconfig
>is needed by pango is needed by gtk2 is needed by gimp).
>Anyone know where I can find such a thing? I thought
>that it sounded like it was probably part of pkgconfig
>(pkgconfig is needed by... etc) but it doesn't seem to
The info was on gtk-devel just a few days ago. I'm
pasting it here while trying to no comment on cvs
gtk/pango brokeness for other backends as X11 ...
At 11:44 04.06.02 -0400, Owen Taylor wrote:
>Pango HEAD now is using fontconfig and Xft2:
> * A 'fcpackage' source tarball containing both of these can
> be found at:
> * Red Hat RPMS can be found at:
> * If you aren't interested in bleeding-edge Pango developement, you should
> be using use the pango-1-0 branch of Pango.
> * Until we get a Win32 port of fontconfig, the pango-1-0 branch
> will also be needed on Windows.
> * The fontconfig library is now used for both the Xft and FT2
> backends. mini-xft is gone. The font configuration file is
> found in /etc/fonts/fonts.conf
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