[hobbit] Pre-req setup problem for Hobbit

David Gore David.Gore at mci.com
Wed Aug 10 13:50:44 CEST 2005

Wes Neal wrote:
> I have used BB for 5 years now, but am building a new hoBBit server
> currently.  I am just trying to get the pre-reqs in place and am having
> problems with RRDtool because of a dependency it has on Freetype 2.  I have
> posted a question to the freetype mailing list but maybe someone knows here
> as well.  I am running Solaris 8 and trying to compile freetype 2.1.9.  I am
> getting this error doing the configure:
> checking for egrep... configure: error: no acceptable egrep could be found
> in $PATH
> make: *** [builds/unix/unix-def.mk] Error 1
> There are are two egrep commands in $PATH, I am not sure why it is
> complaining unless by default neither of them do what it wants.  I don't
> know of a newer or better egrep though to get.
> Anyone got any ideas?
> Thanks
> Wes

Have you thought about just getting the pecompiled packages?  It may be 
easier.  I only compile when I have to.


freetype is available.

Regardless, perhaps your configure cannot find 'egrep' because it's not 
in your PATH?


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