[Ipe-discuss] problems compiling

Dominik Szczerba domi at vision.ee.ethz.ch
Sun Jul 2 14:06:32 CEST 2006

Steve M. Robbins wrote:
> 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 will test it as soon as I can download it.

>>I succeed to build from source but fail to run because of the following
>>- 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".

I tried that, it exhibits the same problems as the original source
archive: /usr/share hardcoded in (I want it in /usr/local/share and
chose so in config), no fontmap.xml, segfault on symbolic link and
renaming of *-fontmap.xml.


> Regards,
> -Steve

Dominik Szczerba, Dr.
Computer Vision Lab CH-8092 Zurich

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