[R-sig-Fedora] [R] Failure to load X11 module in Fedora 13.

Carlo Tambuatco oraclmaster at gmail.com
Tue Jul 6 21:56:59 CEST 2010

On 07/06/2010 03:47 PM, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
> On 07/06/2010 03:42 PM, Carlo Tambuatco wrote:
>> On 07/06/2010 03:15 PM, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
>> You're saying I have to choose between running Blender and running X11()
>> in R?
>> Is there a way to maybe create symlinks from where X11() expects to find
>> the libfreetype to where libfreetype actually is to get both Blender and
>> R X11() to play well together?
> Well, I'm saying that your copy of blender in /usr/local (assuming that
> blender is what put the libfreetype* files in /usr/local) is causing all
> of your system applications that depend on libfreetype to break,
> including R.
> Fedora provides blender as part of its package repositories. I would
> recommend trying to use it instead of your copy, as it will properly use
> the modern system libfreetype libs.
> Simply moving the libfreetype* files out of /usr/local/lib should be
> enough to get R working. You might even trying launching blender to see
> if it also still works, but it may really need those files. You could
> also explicitly tell blender about the new home (that isn't in the ld.so
> path) like this:
> LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/freetypelibs/ blender
> ~spot
I did download blender from the Fedora repositories, so it should 
already use the proper modern system libfreetype libs. Where do you 
suggest I should move the libfreetype files to?

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