Problem compiling harfbuzz

Herbert J. Skuhra herbert at
Tue May 4 10:54:08 UTC 2021

On Tue, 04 May 2021 10:20:24 +0200, Filippo Moretti via freebsd-current wrote:
> Good morning,                        harfbuzz did not compile with he following error:  File "/usr/local/lib/python3.8/site-packages/mesonbuild/modules/", line 449, in _get_dependencies_flags
>     if use_gir_args and self._gir_has_option('--extra-library'):
>   File "/usr/local/lib/python3.8/site-packages/mesonbuild/modules/", line 498, in _gir_has_option
>     p, o, e = Popen_safe(exe.get_command() + ['--help'], stderr=subprocess.STDOUT)
>   File "/usr/local/lib/python3.8/site-packages/mesonbuild/mesonlib/", line 1320, in Popen_safe
>     p = subprocess.Popen(args, universal_newlines=True, close_fds=False,
>   File "/usr/local/lib/python3.8/", line 858, in __init__
>     self._execute_child(args, executable, preexec_fn, close_fds,
>   File "/usr/local/lib/python3.8/", line 1704, in _execute_child
>     raise child_exception_type(errno_num, err_msg, err_filename)
> FileNotFoundError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/usr/local/bin/g-ir-scanner'
> ===>  Script "configure" failed unexpectedly.
> Please report the problem to desktop at [maintainer] and attach the
> "/usr/ports/print/harfbuzz/work/harfbuzz-2.8.1/_build/meson-logs/meson-log.txt"
> including the output of the failure of your make command. Also, it might be
> a good idea to provide an overview of all packages installed

Have you tried to (re)build devel/gobject-introspection? I think
ports list is more appropriate.


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