In regard to: Re: [Gimp-developer] gimp-1.3.21, fontconfig-2.2+ configure...:

>On Thu, 2003-10-09 at 07:31, Ville Pätsi wrote:
>> On Thu, 2003-10-09 at 14:37, Sven Neumann wrote:
>> > I have however no idea why you are having these problems when
>> > upgrading. Perhaps someone more familiar with RedHat can shed some
>> > light on this?
>> One can get fontconfig 2.2 from Red Hat Rawhide. It works fine on RH9.
>On the off-chance that this would solve the problem, I have just
>downloaded and re-installed both the fontconfig-2.2.1-4 and
>fontconfig-devel-2.2.1-4 RPMs.  Just to make sure, I also upgraded atk
>and atk-devel, and pango and pango-devel to the most recent RPMs from
>rawhide.  Everything installs fine except for the fontconfig package,
>which fails in the post-install script:
>error: %post(fontconfig-2.2.1-4) scriptlet failed, exit status 127
>The scriptlet seems to be a simple fc-cache -f command, which fails with
>the following error message:
>fc-cache: relocation error: /usr/lib/ undefined
>symbol: FT_Get_BDF_Property
>I checked the state of /usr/lib/, which is a symlink
>to /usr/lib/, which hasn't been updated since June.
>This makes me think that the fontconfig package isn't really getting
>properly installed, or at least not updating the library properly.

You can't really rely on timestamps, since they will likely be preserved
by RPM (which uses cpio as the internal mechanism for packaging/transport).

The problem isn't your fontconfig, the problem is freetype.
FT_Get_BDF_Property is defined in recent FreeType -- looks like
you need to upgrade that first.

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