[gentoo-alpha] Need X testers on Alpha. I think we've got it this time.

Jarod Wilson jarod at redhat.com
Thu Oct 8 06:59:11 PDT 2009

On 10/8/09 9:56 AM, Matt Turner wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 8:49 AM, Geoff Martin<geoffmartin at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>       I have a 164LX with a Matrox Millennium II and a "just installed"
>> Debian Lenny, all hardware is the same as 10 years ago : ). Can I help you
>> with the test? what do I need to do?
> In general, you need to install the xserver's dependencies, then using
> git, clone my repository, and compile and install the code.
> I'm not a Debian user, so I'm not sure what's the best way to do this.
> Maybe someone else with Debian knowledge can help.

Not a Debian user either, but I believe...

apt-get build-dep <name of X server package>

...should do the trick, more or less.

(and equivalently, 'yum-builddep xorg-x11-server-Xorg' on Fedora)

Jarod Wilson
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