autoconf help needed [was wineps include fix.]

Marcus Meissner marcus at
Thu May 31 01:16:07 CDT 2001

> Alexandre Julliard wrote:
> > 
> > Basically do a
> > 
> > AC_CHECK_HEADERS(freetype/freetype.h freetype/foo.h freetype/bar.h)
> > 
> Unfortunately it's not that simple, because the FreeType include files
> won't always be in /usr/include/freetype.  On Red Hat 7.1, for example,
> they're in /usr/include/freetype2/freetype, to distinguish them from
> the FreeType 1.x headers.
> The required compiler flag to include the proper directories is in the
> FREETYPEINCL variable.  For example, on my Red Hat system it is set to
> '-I/usr/include/freetype2'.  I tried the following:
> ft_incl_dir=${FREETYPEINCL#-I}

Add here:

	CFLAGS="$CFLAGS -I$ft_incl_dir"

> AC_CHECK_HEADER("$ft_incl_dir/freetype/freetype.h",AC_DEFINE(HAVE_FREETYPE_H))

Use here:

and HAVE_FREETYPE_FREETYPE_H for presence later.

> When I run autoconf, autoheader, and configure, I get the following:
> checking for FT_Init_FreeType in -lfreetype... yes
> checking for freetype-config... freetype-config
> checking for /usr/include/freetype2/freetype/freetype.h... no
> So the AC_CHECK_HEADER macro isn't finding the file, even though it is
> right there.
> Anyone have any idea why?

Always check config.log for errors.

Ciao, Marcus

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