no make rule for XAllowDeviceEvents.3, all-recursive error 1 since commit f10f6f2fd420786cddac875d1b6de2004ba8c9d4

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Tue Jan 26 09:29:07 PST 2010

On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 04:01:42PM +0100, Christian Hartmann wrote:
> Hello Dan,
> I have cloned again in a new directory and after a configure I see:
> checking for XI... yes
> configure: WARNING: xmlto or asciidoc not found - cannot create man
> pages without it
> checking whether malloc(0) returns NULL... yes
> configure: creating ./config.status
> config.status: creating Makefile
> config.status: creating src/Makefile
> config.status: creating man/Makefile
> config.status: creating xi.pc
> config.status: creating src/config.h
> config.status: executing depfiles commands
> config.status: executing libtool commands
> I have xmlto installed:
> chris at oddysseus:~/linux_2.6/Xorg.git/libXi$ which xmlto
> /usr/bin/xmlto
> chris at oddysseus:~/linux_2.6/Xorg.git/libXi$ /usr/bin/xmlto --version
> xmlto version 0.0.23
> On my other machine - AMD x86_64 - I got the same issue after git pull
> (the commit in question) and the same error message again.
> I have exported these variables:
> export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/opt/xorg/lib/pkgconfig
> export LDFLAGS=-L/opt/xorg/lib
> export CPPFLAGS=-I/opt/xorg/include
> export ACLOCAL="/usr/bin/aclocal -I /opt/xorg/share/aclocal"
> For each xserver component I pulled from git I do a ./autogen
> --prefix=/opt/xorg && make && sudo make install. But with the last
> commit, also after a fresh cloning, I am not able to compile errorfree
> The AMD machine compiled errorfree, there is no problem with the
> manpages. Only after the alst commit, it hangs there. I can workaround
> it, but this is only a temporary solution for me ;)

OK, the problem is actually in the previous commit. We only check for
xmlto when determining if installing is OK, even though we also need
asciidoc. Can you try the patch below?


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