[webkit-gtk] Need help in building on Ubuntu 12.10

Micah Gersten micahg at ubuntu.com
Sat Jan 5 18:16:18 PST 2013

On 01/04/2013 06:11 PM, Niranjan Rao wrote:
> Hi there,
> I am following instructions at http://trac.webkit.org/wiki/BuildingGtk
> to build webkit. I am getting error
> configure: error: Package requirements (cairo-ft
>                   fontconfig >= 2.4
>                   freetype2 >= 9.0
>                   harfbuzz) were not met:
> No package 'harfbuzz' found
> For my current problem, I would rather not build as I am using webkit
> just as a browser client. Got a problem where webkit does not seem not
> to be working for a url when everything else seems to be working
> including firefox/chrome/wget etc. I want to enable logging if
> possible and see where/what happens. The page at
> http://webkitgtk.org/reference/webkitgtk/stable/webkit-environment.html says
> I need to use enable-debug build to enable logs. Is there any
> alternative way to figure out where webkit is stalling or get log
> information from webkit?
> Unfortunately url is on private network and can not be shared and
> problem seems to be happening only for this url. No javascript errors
> in firebug console when using firebug. wget command saves the page as
> expected with status code 200.
> Many thanks in advance,
> Niranjan
harfbuzz was recently packaged and is now in 13.04, you can request a
backport to 12.10 with the requestbackport script from ubuntu-dev-tools


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