error on gdm2 build

Jud judmarc at
Sun Jun 8 20:17:26 PDT 2003

On Mon, 9 Jun 2003 12:59:14 +1000, Charles Young <charles at> 

> Hi David,
> In your recent message you had some issues with FT_GET_BDF_Property in 
> fontconfig:
>> The error below seems to start with;
>> /usr/X11R6/lib/ undefined reference to 
>> `FT_Get_BDF_Property'
> Can I ask if you have at sometime built some XFree86 components from 
> source?
> I'd check for extra versions of XFT and freetype that have been installed 
> in /usr/X11R6/lib/
> Perhaps you might try a find in /usrX11R6/ for libraries that are older 
> than your last major build of XFree86 + components.
> I had the same issue some time ago with a freetype2 library that I'd 
> forgotten was installed when I built XFree86.4.2.93 manually. Later 
> builds from ports did not overwrite the library.
> good luck,
> Charles

Same experience here.  (One of these days DRI for Radeon 9500/9700 *will* 
appear in XFree CVS/snapshots a couple of weeks before the ports are 
updated, and then all the problems will have been worth it???;)


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