[Fontconfig] Re: cross-compiling fontconfig
otaylor at redhat.com
Wed Jun 18 05:03:49 PDT 2003
On Tue, 2003-06-17 at 13:18, Keith Packard wrote:
> Around 8 o'clock on Jun 17, Jace Krull wrote:
> > One approach I've seen is to simply require that the natively compiled
> > binaries pre-exist in the environment (only when cross compiling).
> For 'fc-lang' and 'fc-glyphlist', that's not practical as those programs
> are not installed and so only exist in the build tree.
> We need to find out how to use the --host and --build options to switch
I don't think this is feasible with autoconf. If you don't to install
these programs, you have two possible approaches:
A) Simply distribute the generated files with the fontconfig
distribution; we do this for various source files in GTK+
that require more exotic dependencies to regenerate.
B) Allow the user to point the build at a natively compiled
uninstalled tree of fontconfig.
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