Installing FreeType for ROOT on OS X

ROOT (the FairRoot version) doesn’t want to start. A displays a error concerning missing FreeType font libraries. One like this:

dyld: Symbol not found: _FT_Init_FreeType
  Referenced from: /fairsoft/tools/root/lib/
  Expected in: dynamic lookup

Solution: Installing FreeType.

Some research shows, it is done easiest by using MacPorts. Just download and install MacPorts, run selfupdate und then »sudo ports install freetype« and you’re done.