Here's my console output: http://pastebin.com/MbeHpdES
Yes, I did remove libxft cairo fontconfig freetype2 before attempting to install. I just did a fresh install so maybe I forgot something because yesterday installing this worked fine
enable-valid.patch is already applied by the Ubuntu patches.
I suggest you contact the maintainer of freetype2-ubuntu (see inside of PKGBUILD for email). And give him a smack for not even bothering to compile it before submitting it
Has it really been broken for 2 months, and no-one else has noticed??