Pango refuses to build

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Thu Nov 29 15:40:15 PST 2012

On Nov 29, 2012, at 05:55, Clemens Lang wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 06:32:26PM -0600, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> :info:build /opt/local/var/macports/build/_opt_local_var_macports_sources_rsync.macports.org_release_ports_x11_pango/pango/work/pango-1.30.1/pango/tmp-introspectYe7m2a/Pango-1.0: error: `/opt/local/var/macports/build/_opt_local_var_macports_sources_rsync.macports.org_release_ports_x11_pango/pango/work/pango-1.30.1/pango/.libs/Pango-1.0' does not exist
>> That doesn't immediately ring a bell with me...
> It looks like that's happening during the stuff gobject-introspection
> does. Maybe pango 1.30 doesn't work correctly with the newer
> gobject-introspection version anymore

The current pango still builds fine for me so I don't think it's a general problem.

However, another pango build failure was reported today:

> and we should consider updating
> pango to 1.32?

Yes I want to do that, but I've been putting it off:

Pango now requires Harfbuzz, which so far doesn't compile with gcc-4.0, which will be problematic for our users still on Tiger.

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