[MPlayer-users] Problems building mplayer CentOS 5.5 with autodetected "fontconfig"

Raimund Steger rs at mytum.de
Sat Jan 15 00:48:21 CET 2011

Raimund Steger wrote:
>> [...]
> Now that I think of it, pkg-config should really take care of that.

Sorry for the proliferating posts.

Maybe freetype-config could also spoil the party, in that the linker 
arguments it produces affect -lfontconfig on the linker command line. 
Same could go for pkg-config, if it produces -L/usr/lib (or anything 
like that) because of other packages.

If you check the command that fails in the make output, you should see 
the order in which -L arguments are supplied; the directory where your 
custom fontconfig is should appear early on.

If not, maybe --extra-ldflags='-L/your/fontconfig/dir' could provide a 


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