ft2font linking fails

Hello,

I am trying to build the matplotlib sources, (because i cannot find a version that works on my 64-bit Windows OS)

I’m getting a linker error. Can somehelp help me see what i am missing?

PS: Is there a ready build available for 64-bit Windows OS?

Many thanks.

VB

D:\System Downloads\matplotlib-1.0.1\matplotlib-1.0.1>d:\python\python setup.py build
basedirlist is: [‘win32_static’]

···

============================================================================

BUILDING MATPLOTLIB
matplotlib: 1.0.1
python: 2.6.6 (r266:84297, Aug 24 2010, 18:46:32) [MSC
v.1500 32 bit (Intel)]
platform: win32
Windows version: (6, 1, 7601, 2, ‘Service Pack 1’)

REQUIRED DEPENDENCIES
numpy: 1.5.1
freetype2: found, but unknown version (no pkg-config)
* WARNING: Could not find ‘freetype2’ headers in any

                    * of '.', '.\freetype2'.

OPTIONAL BACKEND DEPENDENCIES
libpng: found, but unknown version (no pkg-config)
* Could not find ‘libpng’ headers in any of ‘.’
Tkinter: no

                    * Tkinter present, but header files are not found.
                    * You may need to install development packages.
          wxPython: no
                    * wxPython not found

              Gtk+: no
                    * Building for Gtk+ requires pygtk; you must be able
                    * to "import gtk" in your build/install environment
   Mac OS X native: no

                Qt: no
               Qt4: no
             Cairo: no

OPTIONAL DATE/TIMEZONE DEPENDENCIES
datetime: present, version unknown
dateutil: matplotlib will provide
pytz: matplotlib will provide

OPTIONAL USETEX DEPENDENCIES
dvipng: file.
ghostscript: ‘gswin32c’ is not recognized as an internal or
external command, operable program or batch file.

             latex: no

[Edit setup.cfg to suppress the above messages]

pymods [‘pylab’]
packages [‘matplotlib’, ‘matplotlib.backends’, ‘matplotlib.backends.qt4_editor’, 'matplotlib.projec

ions’, ‘matplotlib.testing’, ‘matplotlib.testing.jpl_units’, ‘matplotlib.tests’, ‘mpl_toolkits’, ‘m
l_toolkits.mplot3d’, ‘mpl_toolkits.axes_grid’, ‘mpl_toolkits.axes_grid1’, ‘mpl_toolkits.axisartist’

‘matplotlib.sphinxext’, ‘matplotlib.numerix’, ‘matplotlib.numerix.mlab’, ‘matplotlib.numerix.ma’,
matplotlib.numerix.linear_algebra’, ‘matplotlib.numerix.random_array’, ‘matplotlib.numerix.fft’, 'm

tplotlib.tri’, ‘matplotlib.delaunay’, ‘pytz’, ‘dateutil’, ‘dateutil/zoneinfo’]
running build
running build_py
copying lib\matplotlib\mpl-data\matplotlibrc -> build\lib.win32-2.6\matplotlib\mpl-data

copying lib\matplotlib\mpl-data\matplotlib.conf -> build\lib.win32-2.6\matplotlib\mpl-data
running build_ext
building ‘matplotlib.ft2font’ extension
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\VC\BIN\cl.exe /c /nologo /Ox /MD /W3 /GS- /DNDEB

G -DPY_ARRAY_UNIQUE_SYMBOL=MPL_ARRAY_API -DPYCXX_ISO_CPP_LIB=1 -Id:\python\lib\site-packages\numpy
ore\include -I. -Id:\python\lib\site-packages\numpy\core\include\freetype2 -I.\freetype2 -I.\lib/fr
etype2/include -Id:\python\include -Id:\python\PC /Tpsrc/ft2font.cpp /Fobuild\temp.win32-2.6\Releas

\src/ft2font.obj
ft2font.cpp
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\VC\INCLUDE\xlocale(342) : warning C4530: C++ exc
ption handler used, but unwind semantics are not enabled. Specify /EHsc
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\VC\BIN\cl.exe /c /nologo /Ox /MD /W3 /GS- /DNDEB

G -DPY_ARRAY_UNIQUE_SYMBOL=MPL_ARRAY_API -DPYCXX_ISO_CPP_LIB=1 -Id:\python\lib\site-packages\numpy
ore\include -I. -Id:\python\lib\site-packages\numpy\core\include\freetype2 -I.\freetype2 -I.\lib/fr
etype2/include -Id:\python\include -Id:\python\PC /Tpsrc/mplutils.cpp /Fobuild\temp.win32-2.6\Relea

e\src/mplutils.obj
mplutils.cpp
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\VC\INCLUDE\xlocale(342) : warning C4530: C++ exc
ption handler used, but unwind semantics are not enabled. Specify /EHsc
src/mplutils.cpp(19) : warning C4996: ‘vsprintf’: This function or variable may be unsafe. Consider

using vsprintf_s instead. To disable deprecation, use _CRT_SECURE_NO_WARNINGS. See online help for
etails.
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\VC\INCLUDE\stdio.h(366) : see declaratio
of ‘vsprintf’

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\VC\BIN\cl.exe /c /nologo /Ox /MD /W3 /GS- /DNDEB
G -DPY_ARRAY_UNIQUE_SYMBOL=MPL_ARRAY_API -DPYCXX_ISO_CPP_LIB=1 -Id:\python\lib\site-packages\numpy
ore\include -I. -Id:\python\lib\site-packages\numpy\core\include\freetype2 -I.\freetype2 -I.\lib/fr

etype2/include -Id:\python\include -Id:\python\PC /TpCXX\cxxsupport.cxx /Fobuild\temp.win32-2.6\Rel
ase\CXX\cxxsupport.obj
cxxsupport.cxx
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\VC\INCLUDE\xlocale(342) : warning C4530: C++ exc

ption handler used, but unwind semantics are not enabled. Specify /EHsc
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\VC\BIN\cl.exe /c /nologo /Ox /MD /W3 /GS- /DNDEB
G -DPY_ARRAY_UNIQUE_SYMBOL=MPL_ARRAY_API -DPYCXX_ISO_CPP_LIB=1 -Id:\python\lib\site-packages\numpy\

ore\include -I. -Id:\python\lib\site-packages\numpy\core\include\freetype2 -I.\freetype2 -I.\lib/fr
etype2/include -Id:\python\include -Id:\python\PC /TpCXX\cxx_extensions.cxx /Fobuild\temp.win32-2.6
Release\CXX\cxx_extensions.obj

cxx_extensions.cxx
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\VC\INCLUDE\xlocale(342) : warning C4530: C++ exc
ption handler used, but unwind semantics are not enabled. Specify /EHsc
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\VC\BIN\cl.exe /c /nologo /Ox /MD /W3 /GS- /DNDEB

G -DPY_ARRAY_UNIQUE_SYMBOL=MPL_ARRAY_API -DPYCXX_ISO_CPP_LIB=1 -Id:\python\lib\site-packages\numpy
ore\include -I. -Id:\python\lib\site-packages\numpy\core\include\freetype2 -I.\freetype2 -I.\lib/fr
etype2/include -Id:\python\include -Id:\python\PC /TpCXX\IndirectPythonInterface.cxx /Fobuild\temp.

in32-2.6\Release\CXX\IndirectPythonInterface.obj
IndirectPythonInterface.cxx
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\VC\BIN\cl.exe /c /nologo /Ox /MD /W3 /GS- /DNDEB
G -DPY_ARRAY_UNIQUE_SYMBOL=MPL_ARRAY_API -DPYCXX_ISO_CPP_LIB=1 -Id:\python\lib\site-packages\numpy\

ore\include -I. -Id:\python\lib\site-packages\numpy\core\include\freetype2 -I.\freetype2 -I.\lib/fr
etype2/include -Id:\python\include -Id:\python\PC /TcCXX\cxxextensions.c /Fobuild\temp.win32-2.6\Re
ease\CXX\cxxextensions.obj

cxxextensions.c
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\VC\BIN\link.exe /DLL /nologo /INCREMENTAL:NO /LI
PATH:d:\python\libs /LIBPATH:d:\python\PCbuild freetype.lib z.lib /EXPORT:initft2font build\temp.wi

32-2.6\Release\src/ft2font.obj build\temp.win32-2.6\Release\src/mplutils.obj build\temp.win32-2.6\R
lease\CXX\cxxsupport.obj build\temp.win32-2.6\Release\CXX\cxx_extensions.obj build\temp.win32-2.6\R
lease\CXX\IndirectPythonInterface.obj build\temp.win32-2.6\Release\CXX\cxxextensions.obj /OUT:build

lib.win32-2.6\matplotlib\ft2font.pyd /IMPLIB:build\temp.win32-2.6\Release\src\ft2font.lib /MANIFEST
ILE:build\temp.win32-2.6\Release\src\ft2font.pyd.manifest
Creating library build\temp.win32-2.6\Release\src\ft2font.lib and object build\temp.win32-2.6\Re

ease\src\ft2font.exp
ft2font.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__FT_Set_Transform referenced in funct
on “public: class Py::Object __thiscall FT2Font::set_size(class Py::Tuple const &)” (?set_size@…3694…

nt@@QAE?AVObject@…3695…@@ABVTuple@…3696…@@Z)
ft2font.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__FT_Set_Char_Size referenced in funct
on “public: class Py::Object __thiscall FT2Font::set_size(class Py::Tuple const &)” (?set_size@…3694…

nt@@QAE?AVObject@…3695…@@ABVTuple@…3696…@@Z)
ft2font.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__FT_Set_Charmap referenced in functio
“public: class Py::Object __thiscall FT2Font::set_charmap(class Py::Tuple const &)” (?set_charmap@

T2Font@@QAE?AVObject@…3695…@@ABVTuple@…3696…@@Z)
ft2font.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__FT_Select_Charmap referenced in func
ion “public: class Py::Object __thiscall FT2Font::select_charmap(class Py::Tuple const &)” (?select

charmap@…3697…@@QAE?AVObject@…3695…@@ABVTuple@…3701…@@Z)
ft2font.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__FT_Glyph_Get_CBox referenced in func

ion "private: struct FT_BBox_ _thiscall FT2Font::compute_string_bbox(void)" (?compute_string_bbox@
T2Font@@AAE?AUFT_BBox
@@XZ)
ft2font.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__FT_Get_Kerning referenced in functio

“public: class Py::Object __thiscall FT2Font::get_kerning(class Py::Tuple const &)” (?get_kerning@
T2Font@@QAE?AVObject@…3695…@@ABVTuple@…3696…@@Z)
ft2font.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__FT_Get_Glyph_Name referenced in func

ion “public: class Py::Object __thiscall FT2Font::get_glyph_name(class Py::Tuple const &)” (?get_gl
ph_name@…3697…@@QAE?AVObject@…3695…@@ABVTuple@…3696…@@Z)

ft2font.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__FT_Get_Name_Index referenced in func
ion “public: class Py::Object __thiscall FT2Font::get_name_index(class Py::Tuple const &)” (?get_na
e_index@…3697…@@QAE?AVObject@…3695…@@ABVTuple@…3696…@@Z)

ft2font.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__FT_Done_FreeType referenced in funct
on “public: virtual __thiscall ft2font_module::~ft2font_module(void)” (??1ft2font_module@@UAE@…3698…)

ft2font.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__FT_Glyph_To_Bitmap referenced in fun
tion “public: class Py::Object __thiscall FT2Font::get_xys(class Py::Tuple const &)” (?get_xys@…3694…

nt@@QAE?AVObject@…3695…@@ABVTuple@…3696…@@Z)
ft2font.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__FT_Get_PS_Font_Info referenced in fu
ction “public: class Py::Object __thiscall FT2Font::get_ps_font_info(class Py::Tuple const &)” (?ge

_ps_font_info@…3697…@@QAE?AVObject@…3695…@@ABVTuple@…3696…@@Z)
ft2font.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__FT_Attach_File referenced in functio

“public: class Py::Object __thiscall FT2Font::attach_file(class Py::Tuple const &)” (?attach_file@
T2Font@@QAE?AVObject@…3695…@@ABVTuple@…3696…@@Z)
ft2font.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__FT_Get_Next_Char referenced in funct

on “public: class Py::Object __thiscall FT2Font::get_charmap(class Py::Tuple const &)” (?get_charma
@FT2Font@@QAE?AVObject@…3695…@@ABVTuple@…3696…@@Z)
ft2font.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__FT_Get_First_Char referenced in func

ion “public: class Py::Object __thiscall FT2Font::get_charmap(class Py::Tuple const &)” (?get_charm
p@…3697…@@QAE?AVObject@…3695…@@ABVTuple@…3696…@@Z)

ft2font.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__FT_Get_Sfnt_Name referenced in funct
on “public: class Py::Object __thiscall FT2Font::get_sfnt(class Py::Tuple const &)” (?get_sfnt@…3694…

nt@@QAE?AVObject@…3695…@@ABVTuple@…3696…@@Z)
ft2font.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__FT_Get_Sfnt_Name_Count referenced in
function “public: class Py::Object __thiscall FT2Font::get_sfnt(class Py::Tuple const &)” (?get_sfn

@FT2Font@@QAE?AVObject@…3695…@@ABVTuple@…3696…@@Z)
ft2font.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__FT_Get_Sfnt_Table referenced in func
ion “public: class Py::Object __thiscall FT2Font::get_sfnt_table(class Py::Tuple const &)” (?get_sf

t_table@…3697…@@QAE?AVObject@…3695…@@ABVTuple@…3701…@@Z)
ft2font.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__FT_Done_Glyph referenced in function

“public: virtual __thiscall FT2Font::~FT2Font(void)” (??1FT2Font@@UAE@…3698…)
ft2font.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__FT_Done_Face referenced in function

public: virtual __thiscall FT2Font::~FT2Font(void)" (??1FT2Font@@UAE@…3698…)
ft2font.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__FT_Get_Postscript_Name referenced in

function "public: __thiscall FT2Font::FT2Font(class std::basic_string<char,struct std::char_traits<

,class std::allocator >)" (??0FT2Font@@QAE@…3704…?$basic_string@…3700…?$char_traits@…3549…@std@@V?$allo

ator@…3549…@2@@std@@@Z)
ft2font.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__FT_New_Face referenced in function "
ublic: __thiscall FT2Font::FT2Font(class std::basic_string<char,struct std::char_traits,class

std::allocator >)" (??0FT2Font@@QAE@…3699…?$basic_string@…3700…?$char_traits@…3549…@std@@V?$allocator@…3549…@2@@
td@@@Z)

ft2font.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__FT_Glyph_Transform referenced in fun
tion “public: class Py::Object __thiscall FT2Font::set_text(class Py::Tuple const &,class Py::Dict
onst &)” (?set_text@…3697…@@QAE?AVObject@…3695…@@ABVTuple@…3696…@ABVDict@…3696…@@Z)

ft2font.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__FT_Get_Glyph referenced in function
public: class Py::Object __thiscall FT2Font::set_text(class Py::Tuple const &,class Py::Dict const
)" (?set_text@…3697…@@QAE?AVObject@…3695…@@ABVTuple@…3696…@ABVDict@…3696…@@Z)

ft2font.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__FT_Load_Glyph referenced in function
“public: class Py::Object __thiscall FT2Font::set_text(class Py::Tuple const &,class Py::Dict const
&)” (?set_text@…3697…@@QAE?AVObject@…83…3695…@@ABVTuple@…3696…@ABVDict@…3696…@@Z)

ft2font.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__FT_Get_Char_Index referenced in func
ion “public: class Py::Object __thiscall FT2Font::set_text(class Py::Tuple const &,class Py::Dict c
nst &)” (?set_text@…3697…@@QAE?AVObject@…3695…@@ABVTuple@…3696…@ABVDict@…3696…@@Z)

ft2font.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__FT_Load_Char referenced in function
public: class Py::Object __thiscall FT2Font::load_char(class Py::Tuple const &,class Py::Dict const
&)" (?load_char@…3697…@@QAE?AVObject@…3706…@@ABVTuple@…3696…@ABVDict@…3696…@@Z)

ft2font.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__FT_Init_FreeType referenced in funct
on “void __cdecl initft2font(void)” (?initft2font@@YAXXZ)
build\lib.win32-2.6\matplotlib\ft2font.pyd : fatal error LNK1120: 27 unresolved externals

error: command ‘“C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\VC\BIN\link.exe”’ failed with e
it status 1120