[tex-live] x64 libXau

Vladimir Volovich vvv at vsu.ru
Tue Dec 23 11:33:35 CET 2008

"RK" == Reinhard Kotucha writes:

 >> > Actually libXau is loaded by libX11.  The latter is loaded by
 >> > freetype.
 >> Huh?  The FreeType library doesn't need libX11 at all.  Only its
 >> test programs.

 RK> This is what I got when I compiled TeX Live with libXau removed
 RK> from my system:

 RK> ../libtool --mode=link gcc
 RK> -I. -I/home/reinhard/dev/texlive/svn/trunk/Build/source/libs/freetype/test/arch/unix/../.. -I.. -I/home/reinhard/dev/texlive/svn/trunk/Build/source/libs/freetype/test/arch/unix/../../../lib
 RK> -I/home/reinhard/dev/texlive/svn/trunk/Build/source/libs/freetype/test/arch/unix/../../../lib/extend
 RK> -g -O2 -Wall -pedantic -ansi -D_REENTRANT -DX11 -DLOCALEDIR='""'
 RK> -o ftstring

the error happens, as Werner said, during compilation of the "test
programs" (ftstring in this case), not the freetype library whihc has
been already built, as the below "./lib/libttf.la" presumes.

 RK> ftstring.o common.o gmain.o display.o gwin_x11.o blitter.o \
 RK> ../lib/libttf.la -L/usr/lib64 -lSM -lICE -lm -lX11 libtool: link:
 RK> cannot find the library `/usr/lib64/libXau.la' or unhandled
 RK> argument `/usr/lib64/libXau.la' make[2]: *** [ftstring] Error 1
 RK> make[2]: Leaving directory
 RK> `/reiserfs/texlive/svn/trunk/Build/source/Work/libs/freetype/test'
 RK> make[1]: *** [tttest] Error 2 make[1]: Leaving directory
 RK> `/reiserfs/texlive/svn/trunk/Build/source/Work/libs/freetype'
 RK> make: *** [all] Error 1


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