Problem building x11/XFree86-4 on 5.2-RELEASE #0

Eric Anholt eta at
Fri Jan 16 19:56:20 UTC 2004

On Fri, 2004-01-16 at 11:01, Barnes, John wrote:
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> A little more on this.  When I try to make
> x11-fonts/XFree86-4-font75dpi as a separate package, I see that it is
> trying to find "" in
> "/usr/ports/x11/XFree86-4-libraries/work/xc/exports/lib".  But when I
> look in that path, which was made as a dependancy, There is no
>*.  There are, however, LibXfont.a,,
> and  So I wonder if the makefile in
> fonts needs to be updated to look for instead of
> John Barnes
> - -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-ports-bugs at
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-ports-bugs at]On Behalf Of Barnes,
> John
> Sent: Friday, January 16, 2004 10:12 AM
> To: 'freebsd-ports-bugs at'
> Subject: Problem building x11/XFree86-4 on 5.2-RELEASE #0
> Just updated my system from 5.1-RELEASE p10 to 5.2-RELEASE. I also
> updated
> the ports tree at the same time.  This was this last Tuesday.  I
> deleted all
> my packages using pkd_delete -ai.  Now I'm having trouble building
> XFree86-4.  Included is the error I'm recieving. 
> Version: PGP 8.0.3
> l4QEP7feFsnZj0IjN8XZDE0O
> =q0EH

libXfont is a library used by the servers to implement their support for
fonts.  libXft is a client-side font rendering library.

I'm wondering if something might be wrong with your imake install. 
Perhaps try reinstalling imake-4 and then doing make clean and make
install from font75dpi.

Eric Anholt                                eta at          anholt at

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