[blfs-support] Error in xorg-fonts

Samuel Tyler samuel.tyler at education.nsw.gov.au
Mon Sep 19 22:24:29 PDT 2016

On Tuesday, 20 September 2016, Thomas Trepl <thomas at linuxfromscratch.org>

> Hi all,
> I got following message while installing the Xorg fonts:
> ...
> checking for memory.h... yes
> checking for strings.h... yes
> checking for inttypes.h... yes
> checking for stdint.h... yes
> checking for unistd.h... yes
> checking for pkg-config... /usr/bin/pkg-config
> checking pkg-config is at least version 0.9.0... yes
> checking build system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu
> checking host system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu
> checking for a sed that does not truncate output... /bin/sed
> checking for root directory for font files... Package fontutil was not
> found in
> the pkg-config search path.
> Perhaps you should add the directory containing `fontutil.pc'
> to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable
> No package 'fontutil' found
> ${datarootdir}/fonts/X11
> checking for directory for 100dpi files... ${FONTROOTDIR}/100dpi
> checking for fc-cache... /usr/bin/fc-cache
> checking for mkfontdir... /usr/X11/bin/mkfontdir
> checking for bdftopcf... /usr/X11/bin/bdftopcf
> checking font compression method... gzip
> checking for gzip... /bin/gzip
> checking for ucs2any... no
> configure: error: ucs2any is required to build font-adobe-100dpi.
> Any ideas what happened here?   Neither ucs2any nor fontutil are in the
> book, so i wonder why this hard dependency comes up here.
> --
> Thomas
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I assume you are using BLFS 7.10? Are fontutil or ucs2any related?

Samuel Tyler
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