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Bug 1556575 - fontmatrix: FTBFS in F28
Summary: fontmatrix: FTBFS in F28
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: fontmatrix
Version: 28
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Parag Nemade
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: F28FTBFS
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-03-15 00:09 UTC by Fedora Release Engineering
Modified: 2018-04-14 10:41 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2018-04-14 10:41:54 UTC
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Description Fedora Release Engineering 2018-03-15 00:09:42 UTC
Your package fontmatrix failed to build from source in current F28.

For details on mass rebuild see

Comment 1 Parag Nemade 2018-03-19 08:44:31 UTC
Currently the build.log is showing

CMake Error at CMakeLists.txt:65 (MESSAGE):
  ICU Not Found ARGH
-- Configuring incomplete, errors occurred!
See also "/builddir/build/BUILD/fontmatrix-0.9.99-Source/CMakeFiles/CMakeOutput.log".

not sure what has changed that caused this. I know this is very old code but I am not aware of CMake build system.

Comment 2 Mamoru TASAKA 2018-03-19 09:27:07 UTC
Perhaps libicu version bump (F-27 fontamatrix successful build was with libicu 57.1 v.s. F-28 uses 60.2) caused F-28/rawhide build error.

Comment 3 Mamoru TASAKA 2018-03-21 07:10:41 UTC
So looking at fontmatrix-0.9.99-Source/cmake/modules/FindICU.cmake, it contains:

     19 # This is a perverted FindICU since we rather look for ICU Layout module
     20 FIND_PATH(
     22 NAMES layout/LayoutEngine.h
     23 DOC "Include directory for the ICU Layout library"
     24 )

and actually fontmatrix-0.9.99-Source/src/icushaper.h needs some icu layout header files. But it seems removed from icu 58:

Comment 4 Parag Nemade 2018-03-21 07:30:13 UTC
Thank you Mamoru for your help here.

I think time has come to let this package die. There is no upstream contributors left to work on this project

I think I will retire this soon.

Comment 5 Parag Nemade 2018-04-14 10:41:54 UTC
It is sad to see this package retired by me today but there is no upstream commits since last 7 years and no one is working on this package's code.

Closing this bug now as I have retired this package for f28+

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