[vtkusers] Compilation error on Arch Linux 64-bit

Marcus D. Hanwell marcus.hanwell at kitware.com
Thu Jan 8 16:52:14 EST 2015

On Wed, Jan 7, 2015 at 9:42 PM, Oon-Ee Ng <ngoonee.talk at gmail.com> wrote:
> The current package of vtk in Arch Linux 64-bit was compiled by our
> maintainers on Dec 7th, 2014.
> I'm now trying to recompile it for QT5 support (rather than the
> default chosen by our maintainer, QT4), but am running into the
> following compilation error[1] which I can't seem to find anywhere
> else. Seems a simple template change, to my untrained eye.
> Any advise would be appreciated. In the past month we (Arch Linux)
> haven't had any significant package upgrades, some rebuilds (including
> of glibc and gcc) but maintaining the same version. If someone could
> point me to a direction for further investigation that would be
> appreciated.
This looks like a change in the API of FreeType, tried with system
library and could reproduce your compile failure.
http://review.source.kitware.com/#/t/5259 is a patch that fixes it

Thanks for reporting.


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