[partially solved] gtk20 problem

Jeremy Messenger mezz7 at cox.net
Sat Mar 19 11:11:33 PST 2005

On Sat, 19 Mar 2005 22:02:57 +0300, Boris B. Samorodov <bsam at ipt.ru> wrote:

> Hi!
> On Sat, Mar 19, 2005 at 09:25:31PM +0300, Boris B. Samorodov wrote:
>> My investigation showed that pango was installed on my system
>> and libXft wasn't. Howewer installing libXft doesn't resolve
>> the problem. Only reinstalling pango *after* installing libXft
>> does it. Gtk20 needs pango-with-xft.
> OOPS! Pango nowadays depends on libXft!!
> My fault, didn't notice it.
> But how did it come about, that I had pango without libXft?
> Maybe very old installation?
> Anyway the question is how to deal with such a case?
> Maybe an item at UPDATING?

No, pango depends on Xft since like GNOME 2.0 or 2.2. Only thing that  
changed is that Xft was renamed to libXft, but that was long time ago (a  
year ago?)



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