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Re: [ft-devel] Problem in ft2-demo compilation.

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [ft-devel] Problem in ft2-demo compilation.
Date: Tue, 04 Sep 2018 07:08:47 +0200 (CEST)

>> Are you running an X server?  Some GNU/Linux boxes use Wayland
>> instead; on such machines X11 must be handled separately.
> Yes, I am running X11, I checked with `echo $XDG_SESSION_TYPE',
> although many ubuntu distributions use wayland instead.  Still, it
> is causing the same problem, can there be any other problem?  I am
> attaching the debugged log.

Can you run any other basic X program, for example, `xclock' or

Maybe an X11 library is missing.  BTW, tracing with FT2_DEBUG doesn't
help in this case, since the error is not located in the FreeType
library.  You might get more information with

  strace ftview ... &> strace.log

You might also have a look into your local `.xsession-errors' file
(for me, it's in my home directory) or the global `Xorg.log' file (see
directory `/var/log' or something similar) for relevant messages.


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