compaq tru64

Jim Gettys Jim.Gettys at
Sun Sep 19 18:09:10 PDT 2004

On Sun, 2004-09-19 at 08:45, Len J.White wrote:
> Hi,
> I've tried several releases of X org, the latest I've tried is X11R6.8.1
> In order to get it to build, I have to turn off IPv6 support (it tries 
> by default) then the system builds,  No big deal.. but when i do make 
> world/everything it never builds the X server itself, just the apps..  
> It just ignores it.  I guess there is no support for tru64 at all ?

I think client only.

The server builds and should run on Alpha Linux, but the Tru64
device drivers are different.

I have no clue how much work it might be to try to get them up
on Tru64; Jay Estabrook might have some idea.
> On my Linux systems, it builds the Xserver when I do make world, so I 
> assume it would do it on Tru64 as well.  I have searched high and low 
> for documentation and I've found absolutely nothing.  I can't even find 
> anybody else trying it on Tru64.
> root at alpha:/usr/src/nxc/xc/config/cf# uname -a
> OSF1 V5.1 732 alpha
> root at alpha:/usr/src/nxc/xc/config/cf#
> Compiler Driver V6.5-042 (cxx) cxx Driver
> root at alpha:/usr/src/nxc/xc/config/cf# cc -V
> Compaq C V6.3-029 on Compaq Tru64 UNIX V5.1 (Rev. 732)
> Compiler Driver V6.3-029 (sys) cc Driver
> root at alpha:/usr/src/nxc/xc/config/cf#
> root at alpha:/usr/src/nxc/xc/config/cf# gmake -v
> GNU Make 3.80
> Copyright (C) 2002  Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.
> There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A
> root at alpha:/usr/src/nxc/xc/config/cf#
> When I try and follow the instructions to configure the Xserver ie :
>   3.  From xc/programs/Xserver, run:
>                  make Makefile
>                  make Makefiles
>                  make includes
>                  make depend
>                  make
> it says theres no makefiles for it..
> Any advice would be wonderful
> Thanks
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