Error building XFree86-Clients

Patrick O'Reilly bsd at
Sat Aug 9 11:48:39 PDT 2003

Hi Folks!

I have a number of XFree86 Font ports which will not upgrade from 4.2 to 4.3, 
and in each case the error is as below.

I'm afraid the error "/usr/libexec/elf/ld: cannot find -lXfont" does not mean 
much to me!

Can anyone give a pointer here?

--->  Installing the new version via the port
===>   XFree86-fontEncodings-4.3.0 depends on executable: ucs2any - not found
===>    Verifying reinstall for ucs2any in /usr/ports/x11/XFree86-4-clients
===>  Building for XFree86-clients-4.3.0_2
making all in lib/lbxutil/lbx_zlib...
making all in lib/lbxutil/delta...
making all in lib/lbxutil/image...
making all in programs/appres...
making all in programs/bdftopcf...
rm -f bdftopcf
cc -o bdftopcf -O -pipe -ansi -Dasm=__asm -Wall -Wpointer-arith -Wundef     
sr/ports/x11/XFree86-4-clients/work/xc/exports/lib   bdftopcf.o -lXfont 
bs  -L/usr/X11R6/lib  -lz -lm   -Wl,-rpath,/usr/X11R6/lib
/usr/libexec/elf/ld: cannot find -lXfont
*** Error code 1
Stop in /usr/ports/x11/XFree86-4-clients/work/xc/programs/bdftopcf.
*** Error code 1

Patrick O'Reilly.

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