What is the build order of Xfce 4.2.2 from source?

Brett magnesium_ at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 12 17:09:33 CEST 2005

--- "Brian J. TarrTarriconejt2bjtorncornell>eduote:
> I think your pangpango/or fontfontconfigup is just b0rkedrked 
> First check fontfontconfigetc/fonts/fonts.confconfthe confconfige.
> There should be a bunch of <dir>dirir>direms near the top that point to
> font directories (or parents of font directories, e.g., /usr/usrre/fonts
> will also include /usr/usrre/fonts/foobar/).  If stuff is missing, do
> NOT edit this file.  Edit /etc/fonts/local.confconf 
> Then check pangpangoook in /etc/pangpangoYou should have pangpangoules
> and pangpangoxases.  The former can be generated with
> pangpangorquerymodulesough if this file is missing, I'd imagine
pangpangoshould still work properly for latilatinrcharsetsleast.  I'm not
> how to generate pangpangoxases, but this file looks like it might be
> important.
> Do other gtk2gtksed applications run?  Try using twm twmanother WM.
> 	-briabrianOK I finally got XfceXfceand running. There defidefinitely
something wrong with pangpangofontfontconfigeefreetype friends. I am not
really sure which was at fault. My best guess is that the Xft Xftkbackend
not get built with PangPangoebecause-confconfign't know the correct path
to locate it before the build. Because pangpangoks like it will still
build without it. The other possibility may have been that TrueTrueTypets
are not enabled in the freefreetyperce by default because of patent crap
which I made sure I did the second time around.
 I basically just recompiled everything all over again to satisfy all the
GTK2GTKpendencies. Here's a partial list in order of install for anyone
having the same problems. freefreetypentfontconfignder (was renamed to
rendrenderextch made it harder to find the latest version),
xrenxrendernamed to libXlibXrenderlatest versions) xft xftnamed to
libXlibXfttk atkgpangoen the latest gtk+gtk
I went through all this trouble because I don't like the newer
bloabloatedsions of Gnome and KDE KDE really want an alternative. Looks
good do far.


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