Xorg build problem - font-misc-misc

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Tue Jun 26 12:50:12 UTC 2007

freebsd-questions at auscert.org.au writes:

> I've _almost_ successfully upgraded to 7.2 xorg. For some reason, I'm
> getting a failure when building font-misc-misc and this stops other crucial
> ports getting built. At present, if I try to run 'X' I get the dreaded
> "cannot find font fixed' error. I sync'd my ports tree again this morning
> but the problem remained.
> Here's the output from the build error I get:
> /usr/local/bin/bdftopcf -t nil2.bdf | gzip > nil2.pcf.gz
> 4x6.bdf /usr/local/lib/X11/fonts/util/map-ISO8859-1 ISO8859-1
> 4x6.bdf:No such file or directory
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /usr/ports/x11-fonts/font-misc-misc/work/font-misc-misc-1.0.0.
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /usr/ports/x11-fonts/font-misc-misc.
> Help?

That's weird.  The failure seems to be actually failing to find the
font source in the port directory.  Is the port clean before building?   
Is the file that it fails on present in the port directory at the time
of failure?

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