[tex-live] OK to update freetype2 source in TL?

Werner LEMBERG wl at gnu.org
Wed Jul 12 21:45:47 CEST 2006

> The 2.2.1 source is now committed, and added to the top-level
> configure script. Everything built OK for me, modulo the sam2p
> Makefile issue noted earlier, on both Mac OS X and Linux.

In case you encounter problems please report them to the FreeType list

> > What actually needs freetype2?
> Currently nothing in the Unix TL world (but only until xetex source
> is added).

Ideally, ttf2pk should be updated to FreeType 2.  I've heard rumours
that someone has done this already, but...  Well, as usual, no time
for that.  Basically, ttf2pk is orphaned.  Any volunteers?  I got no
responses some time ago on comp.text.tex.


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