freetype 2.1.5

Matthew Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Feb 13 11:38:23 PST 2004


On Fri, 13 Feb 2004 13:32:04 -0600 (CST)
"Kelledin" <kelledin at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:

> FreeType 2.1.5 causes fc-cache to segfault when caching ghostscript
> fonts.
>  I hit this problem a while ago and finally found the fix in Debian's
> archives:
> 
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=216605
> 
> The fix is present in 2.1.7, but for API compatibility reasons, we
> don't want 2.1.7 in BLFS.

Ick, WTF did they only increment the "tiny" version if they've
introduced an API change?  That sucks :(  I don't suppose you've got a
list of packages that break with the updated version?

Cheers,

Matt.



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