[Newbies] Re: FreeType installation

Andrew Tween amtween at hotmail.com
Mon Sep 17 22:44:51 UTC 2007

"Nick Ager" <nick.ager at gmail.com> wrote in message 
news:loom.20070917T231838-233 at post.gmane.org...
> Hi,
> I'm using the image from http://damien.cassou.free.fr/squeak-web/sq3.9-
> 7067web07.08.1.zip and struggling to install the FreeType Plus package 
> using
> the "Package Universe Browser".
> The installation freezes with the popup message "installing FreeType Plus-
> plugins version 0.13" and a progress bar "Preamble" that fails to make any
> progress!
> Attempting to debug the problem, I started with a fresh image and 
> installed
> FFI. The FFI tests pass. Then FreeType successfully installs four dlls:
> freetype6.dll, ft2plugin.dll, BitBltPlugin.dll and msvsr71.dll, at which 
> stage
> the installation freezes. I failed to interrupt the running process and 
> found
> the only way to stop it was to kill squeak. It seems to be that Squeak is
> caught in some endless loop, which is gradually using more memory - 
> Windows
> starts giving me low virtual memory warnings after sometime.

Make sure you are using one of the later releases of the Windows Squeak VM.
I suggest you try the latest;  you can download it from here...

Then perform the install from the Package Universe Browser as you did 


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