Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 109592
fontconfig package should require newer freetype
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:33 EST
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Description of problem:
Running "rpm -q --requires fontconfig" mentions
freetype >= 2.1.2-7
However, I was running freetype-2.1.3-6, and found that gdmchooser
failed once I upgraded to fontconfig-2.2.1-6.1.
Unfortunately, the exact error message has scrolled off my terminal,
but it was an undefined symbol error or something like that.
Upgrading to freetype-2.1.4-5 cured the problem.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Take a RHL 9 system.
2. Use yum to install XFree86 from Fedora Core.
3. Watch it pull in a newer fontconfig but not a newer freetype.
*** Bug 113322 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
* Mon Apr 19 2004 Owen Taylor <email@example.com> 2.2.1-9
- Require recent freetype (#109592, Peter Oliver)
An errata has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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