[tex-live] TeX Live 2007 xetex, xdvipdfmx shared library woes on Solaris 10 sparc

Frank Küster frank at kuesterei.ch
Mon May 7 09:03:09 CEST 2007

Paul Eggert <eggert at CS.UCLA.EDU> wrote:

> bin/sparc-solaris/xetex:
> 	libfreetype.so.6 =>	 (file not found)
> 	libfreetype.so.6 =>	 /usr/sfw/lib/libfreetype.so.6

Hm, this looks strange, why is it listed twice?

And shouldn't libraries like freetype and expat be linked statically?  I
recall that libfontconfig uses dynamic linking because only the system
library is able to actually use locally registered fonts, but for those
two I don't see the reason.

Regards, Frank
Dr. Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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