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Re: [Freetype]2.0 release install problems on Unix systems

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [Freetype]2.0 release install problems on Unix systems
Date: Thu, 09 Nov 2000 22:40:08 +0100 (CET)

> I understand the problem of conflicting headers. And I think a
> perfect solution is to let the user decide where to install
> freetype(2). That should of course be reflected by freetype-config.
> That being said, I don't see a need for the subdirectory
> 'freetype2'. Either, the user already uses an older freetype
> version, at which point he could just install freetype2 elsewhere,
> or he does not, than it doesn't matter anyway. May be the Makefile
> could check for an existing freetype installation and warn about
> it. I'd guess that not many people will use both versions anyway...

Well, my ttf2pk program needs FT 1.3 (since it uses OpenType
features).  And the most natural place to install is
/usr/local/include --  I want to have

  /usr/local/include/freetype.2 (or whatever)

And I don't want a different place.


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