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I've been trying to build and install GNU Icecat from source on Arch linux using yaourt, but I've recieved errors during the build relating to the Infinality font set.

I came across this page from the arch wiki which suggested that I could build the package in a clean chroot using the devtools package, which I have successfully done using the extra-x86_64-build build script.

However, what the page is missing is any info on how to install the package to my main root from there. Any Ideas?

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If the build was successful, once it is completed, there will be a foo.pkg.tar.xz in the build directory and you can use pacman to install the built package:

sudo pacman -U foo.pkg.tar.xz
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  • It completed the build to the best of my knowledge, and under /build/icecat/ are two folders, /src/ and /pkg/. /src/ contains the source files, but /pkg/ contains /icecat/usr/ with a /bin/, /lib/ and /share/, but no tar files anywhere. Do I need to compress it myself? – user135925 Sep 27 '15 at 4:32
  • @user135925 The directory where the PKGBUILD is (where you ran: sudo makechrootpkg -c -r $CHROOT) should contain the built package. Please edit your question to include the exact steps you followed. – jasonwryan Sep 27 '15 at 5:02

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