[Ipe-discuss] problems compiling

Steve M. Robbins steven.robbins at videotron.ca
Sun Jul 2 02:34:53 CEST 2006

On Sat, Jul 01, 2006 at 10:37:29PM +0200, Dominik Szczerba wrote:

> The precompiled versions of ipe (debian) fail to show my latex inputs
> because of freetype incompatibilities (header versus library).

Coincidentally, I just uploaded a new version of Ipe to Debian
today that fixes this bug.  Hopefully a simple update will fix
your problem.

> I succeed to build from source but fail to run because of the following
> issues:
> - even though I specified IPEPREFIX to be /usr/local (in config.pri) the
> program exits complaining that /usr/share/ipe is not there.
> - if I hack and move the properly installed /usr/local/share/ipe to
> /usr/share the program exits complaining that fontmap.xml is not found -
> and indeed, there is none. If I brutally copy the urw-fontmap.xml from
> the source archive onto fontmap.xml ipe segfaults.
> Any ideas?

If you're using a debian system, it's pretty easy to rebuild it from
the Debianized sources which may be obtained using "apt-get source ipe".


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