Error compiling LibreOffice git (Xinerama not functional?)

Stephan Bergmann sbergman at
Mon Feb 12 11:07:52 UTC 2018

On 12.02.2018 12:00, Clemens Eisserer wrote:
> I am trying to diagnose some performance issues I am experiencing
> running LO on Linux.
> Compiling on Fedora-27 seems a little bit troublesome, as I:
> * had to set libxslt and libexslt includes and libraries manually
> * disable xrandr, despite headers and library installed, it aborted
> with "not functional"
> however, it seems the feature causing the latest issue can not be
> simply disabled via a switch:
> checking whether and how to use Xinerama... yes, with dynamic linking
> checking X11/extensions/Xinerama.h usability... yes
> checking X11/extensions/Xinerama.h presence... yes
> checking for X11/extensions/Xinerama.h... yes
> checking for XineramaIsActive in -lXinerama... no
> configure: error: Xinerama not functional?
> Any idea why LibreOffice thinks my Xinerama is not functional?
> Can I disable it somehow?

Did you install the relevant -devel packages, libxslt-devel, 
libXrandr-devel, libXinerama-devel?  Generally, `sudo dnf builddep 
libreoffice` (as given at 
<>) should be a good 
approximation of installing whatever packages will be needed.

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