I have a default install of Leopard upgraded to Snow Leopard with
development tools installed, and I have /usr/X11/lib, with /usr/X11R6
a symlink to /usr/X11
On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 12:12 AM, E. Wing <ewmailing@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 11/22/09, René Dudfield <renesd@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 4:09 AM, Gregory Smith <wolfy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> On Sun, Nov 22, 2009 at 9:55 PM, E. Wing <ewmailing@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> I thought we tested this a few years ago. The results were that
>>>> Panther and before did not come with libfreetype.dylib installed by
>>>> default, but Tiger and forward did. Did you explicitly uncheck
>>>> something in your Leopard install options? I read somewhere else that
>>>> Leopard by default should have installed that component. (Or maybe it
>>>> is in /usr/X11/lib instead of /usr/X11R6/lib?)
>>> This is a user's machine. I would never have a Mac OS X install
>>> without X11 myself! I just assumed that's what's missing because he
>>> doesn't have X11 installed and that is an X11 library path.
>>> If it is in /usr/X11/lib the Framework isn't finding it to load.
>> I've come across this problem too on other peoples machines... maybe
>> it changed positions in snow leopard?
>> What is the position of freetype on snow leopard?
> On Tiger, the position is /usr/X11R6/lib.
> On both Leopard and Snow Leopard, I think the position is
> /usr/X11/lib. However, on my machines, I have a symlink that maps
> /usr/X11R6 to /usr/X11 so things will continue to work. But I can't
> remember if this was created by Apple or by me. (It could also be that
> Apple creates the symlink only in Snow Leopard or under certain
> circumstances like an Xcode install or system update.)
> If somebody could first at least verify if freetype is in /usr/X11/lib
> on Leopard/Snow Leopard by default, that would be a good starting
> point. Then if so, verify if the symlink exists on either system by
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