[Xcb] xcb-util make error

Christer Sandvik christer.sandvik at gmail.com
Tue Dec 26 12:29:25 PST 2006

Ian Osgood wrote:
> On Dec 26, 2006, at 3:24 AM, Christer Sandvik wrote:
>> Jamey Sharp wrote:
>>> On Tue, Dec 26, 2006 at 11:27:34AM +0100, Christer Sandvik wrote:
>>>> Hallå!
>>> Wiktionary says that's Swedish; is that right? Neat. I like seeing
>>> examples of languages I don't know. :-)
>> Ja, det kan vara intressant ibland inte sant? = Yes, it can be 
>> interesting some times not true?
> Cool! At a previous job, my boss was Swedish.
>>>> I need it for evas which won't compile without, directfb which 
>>>> needs libsdl which is down and also librsvg and valgrund and 
>>>> xcb-util errors and git won't (I'm under apple-powerpc-darwin) and 
>>>> glib errors in making too. Is there patches? Or can you share your 
>>>> skills on this problem?
Once I was trying to compile all that was needed for waimea it didn't 
work and now E17 why is this and will this project fail too?
>>> First, would you ask this question on the mailing list? Ian Osgood
>>> builds XCB on MacOS X, and Vincent has done all the work of porting 
>>> evas
>>> to XCB; they're probably better equipped to answer your question than I
>>> am.
>> Out there Ian? If you see, please answer me. Anyone has his private 
>> e-mail address please share it.
> I have not compiled git directly. I use Darwin Ports for installing 
> git, missing pieces of the GNU toolchain and extra libraries.  
> (http://darwinports.opendarwin.org/ and http://www.macports.org/)
> Fink is also a popular distribution, if you prefer the Debian apt-get 
> installers.
Why do I think fink stinks does it stink?
> You certainly at least need to upgrade automake.  Version 1.7 is 
> required, but the default OS X build tools only give you 1.6.3.
>>> If your only trouble with XCB is that the released xcb-util tarball
>>> won't build, then the best we can do is try to help troubleshoot what
>>> goes wrong when you run
>>>     git-clone git://anongit.freedesktop.org/git/xcb/util
>>> If you're having trouble installing git, again, you'll need to ask for
>>> help with that from people who know the MacOS X environment.
Git works properly but it's docs demands xmlto which demands getopt 
which errors so I'm checking out DarwinPorts.
> This is our fault. We have neglected to release new xcb-util and 
> xcb-demo packages to keep up with the Great Renaming of 
> XCBCapitalizedSymbols to xcb_underscore_functions and 
> XCB_CAPITALIZED_CONSTANTS. Parts of xcb-util have also been upgraded 
> to the new error handling mechanisms.
> Although Jamey has modestly claimed that xcb-util is of poor quality, 
> certain of the utility libraries are vital to real world XCB use.  
> xcb-aux and xcb-renderutil would be used by any real XCB app. Besides 
> evas, the cairo library's XCB backend also won't work with the last 
> released xcb-renderutil.
All I need is the xcb-image.pc with it's files.
> Ian

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