[Image-SIG] 1.1.5a2 breakage on Fedora Core 2

Anthony Baxter anthony at interlink.com.au
Thu Apr 22 03:54:54 EDT 2004

Douglas Shawhan wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I am getting the following error when attempting to build 1.1.5a2 on 
> Fedora Core 2.
> running build_ext
> building '_imagingft' extension
> gcc -pthread -fno-strict-aliasing -DNDEBUG -O2 -g -pipe -march=i386 
> -mcpu=i686 -D_GNU_SOURCE -fPIC -fPIC -IlibImaging 
> -I/usr/include/freetype2 -I/usr/include/python2.3 -c _imagingft.c -o 
> build/temp.linux-i686-2.3/_imagingft.o
> _imagingft.c:19:24: <ft2build.h>: No such file or directory
> _imagingft.c:20:25: FT_FREETYPE_H: No such file or directory

> I have added <ftbuild.h> and FT_FREETYPE_H to _imagingft.c, with zero joy.
> Suggestions?

Install the freetype-devel RPM, not just the freetype RPM.

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