libxcb-xlib.la failures when building X11 with libxcb-1.2
yallaone at gmail.com
Tue Mar 17 13:51:39 PDT 2009
On Tuesday 17. March 2009 18.07.37 Dan Nicholson wrote:
> Unfortunately, since libtool transfers "needed" libraries forward into
> the .la files, you'll probably need to rebuild libX11 and all the
> libraries that depend on it. You need libX11 to drop its link to
> libxcb-xlib.so and remove the reference to libxcb-xlib.la in
> libX11.la. Then you'd need to rebuild libXext so that libXext.la no
> longer contains its reference to libxcb-xlib.la. Etc...
> Or remove all the references to libxcb-xlib.la in all your installed
> .la files. Or just remove all the installed .la files (this can cause
> issues in a couple cases, but using pkg-config alleviates most of
Thanks for thorough and useful explaination. I think I'll have to go carefully about when doing this. I believe this task is slightly bigger than what fits in an afternoon recompile, but I'll certainly give it a go in a weekend. Thanks again!
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