[XeTeX] Compiling/Installing XeTeX

Joshua Grauman jnfo at grauman.com
Fri Aug 4 03:01:20 CEST 2006

So it looks like XeTeX will do everything I want, so I'm trying to install 
it. I was able to install xdvipdfmx no problem. Trying to install XeTeX on 
my Slackware 10.2 system I was able to get across a few problems, but not 
all. I had to install web2c to get libkpathsea installed. After copying 
fontconfig.h to a different directory, I got libkpathsea compiled and 
installed (although web2c itself didn't finish compiling). Going back to 
compile XeTeX, I got quite far, but finally it failed with (I did have the 
teTeX 3.0 package from Slackware 10.2 installed if this makes any 

c++ -I../../libs/icu-xetex/common/unicode -I../../libs/icu-xetex/common 
-I../../../libs/icu-xetex/common/unicode -I../../../libs/icu-xetex/common 
-I../../../libs/icu-xetex/layout/unicode -I../../../libs/icu-xetex/layout 
-I../../../libs/icu-xetex -DLE_USE_CMEMORY -I. -I.. 
-I/usr/include/freetype2/  -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -DXETEX_OTHER -c 
../../../texk/web2c/xetexdir/XeTeXFontMgr_Linux.cpp -o 
../../../texk/web2c/xetexdir/XeTeXFontMgr_Linux.cpp: In member function `
    virtual XeTeXFontMgr::NameCollection*
../../../texk/web2c/xetexdir/XeTeXFontMgr_Linux.cpp:26: error: 
    undeclared (first use this function)
../../../texk/web2c/xetexdir/XeTeXFontMgr_Linux.cpp:26: error: (Each 
    identifier is reported only once for each function it appears in.)
make: *** [XeTeXFontMgr_Linux.o] Error 1
ls: Work/texk/web2c/xetex: No such file or directory

And I'm stuck... Any ideas? Any live CDs with XeTeX included?


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