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Re: Missing checks in configure

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: Missing checks in configure
Date: Sat, 21 Jun 2008 23:51:05 +0200

On Sat, Jun 21, 2008 at 7:44 AM, Werner LEMBERG <address@hidden> wrote:
>> The current system reports successful configuration, then won't
>> build because it's missing t1asm and mpost.  After resolving these I
>> was able to build just fine, but shouldn't configure check for these
>> and tell me I need them before I build?
> t1asm and mpost are not needed for compiling a normal release (which
> come with the lilypond fonts already built), only compiling the git
> repository directly from the sources.
> Hmm.  I think the test for FontForge should be removed from the
> configure script (and the documentation updated accordingly) -- it's
> also not needed for compiling a released package.
> Am I missing something?

I thought we needed FF to remove overlaps in fonts.

We used to have checks for t1asm and fontforge implicitly, because
they were dependencies for mftrace.  Now that mftrace is no longer a
requirement, we should have checks for those in the configure file.

Han-Wen Nienhuys - address@hidden - http://www.xs4all.nl/~hanwen

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