After 4 years on Ubuntu, I am now using Fedora15, but had trouble
building both git and the daily tar ball from
The files libcairo.la and libfreetype.la are not included in the rpms
that fedora use and the autogen.sh failed because it couldn't find
those la files.
they are no longer included, and yhis can be confirmed with an rpm
I also found the same with suse-11.4, but can't find their build
The builds I did on Ubuntu-11.04 had no problems and taking
libfreetype.la from that and libcairo.la from a source build and
placing into fedora's /usr/lib/ directory fixed my immediate problem.
I am pretty sure this is all my problem, but wonder if the .la files
are really needed if fedora (and suse?) are no longer packaging them?
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