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I'm trying to build Octave 3.6.1 on my 64bit ubuntu 11.10. I was able to fix all other warning messages from configure except this one: 'fontconfig library not found'. I tried to install libfontconfig, but apt-get uses libfontconfig1 instead of libfontconfig. How can I let configure to use libfontconfig1 instead?


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Somehow I fixed the problem. I don't even know what steps I took, but I was able to compile Octave 3.6.1. Unfortunately, the new Octave binary failed in 1 make check test. :(

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