Freetype: Does not mark /opt/local/bin/freetype-config as executable

Michael_google gmail_Gersten keybounce at
Sat Sep 5 21:50:24 PDT 2009

Freetype installed /opt/local/bin/freetype-config as mode 644
(non-executable); this caused fontconfig to fail to configure.
Kleiman-ibook:~ michael$ port info freetype
freetype @2.3.9, Revision 1 (print, graphics)
Variants:             bytecode, darwin_7, macosx, universal

Description:          FreeType2 is a software font engine that is designed to be
                      small, efficient, highly customizable and portable while
                      capable of producing high-quality output (glyph images).
                      It can be used in graphics libraries, display servers,
                      font conversion tools, text image generation tools, and
                      many other products as well.

Library Dependencies: zlib
Platforms:            darwin
License:              unknown
Maintainers:          ryandesign at

Kleiman-ibook:fontconfig-2.7.2-ppc michael$ ls -l
4 -rw-r--r--  2 root  admin  3832 Sep  5 20:32 /opt/local/bin/freetype-config
Kleiman-ibook:fontconfig-2.7.2-ppc michael$ less !$
less /opt/local/bin/freetype-config
#! /bin/sh
# Copyright 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009 by
# David Turner, Robert Wilhelm, and Werner Lemberg.
# This file is part of the FreeType project, and may only be used, modified,
# and distributed under the terms of the FreeType project license,
# LICENSE.TXT.  By continuing to use, modify, or distribute this file you
# indicate that you have read the license and understand and accept it
# fully.


Setting the executable bit was sufficient to let fontconfig continue.

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