xorg Digest, Vol 19, Issue 43
vince4u at gmail.com
Thu Feb 8 20:36:00 PST 2007
looks like you are trying to build manually each package inside 7.1. which
is not so easy. I sugges get the source eigther through git or tar balls and
follow build-from-tarballs.sh. This will help you atleast to get the
package dependency and sequnce.
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> 1. Re: xproto.pc is where? where do i start? (Attila Nagy)
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> From: Attila Nagy <acetyl_salicyl at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: xproto.pc is where? where do i start?
> To: "Jay G. Scott" <gl at arlut.utexas.edu>
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> Basically you need _everything_ from those subdirs, OR
> the "everything" directory itself.
> But to build 7.1 you need the 7.0 sources too - your
> best bet would be to dl both "everything" dirs from 70
> and 71 respectively.
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but as far as I know the
> Sparc version of X is not perfect yet (I remember to
> have read that somewhere lately, but I'm not sure at
> I'm on Solaris x86, so I'm not sure about the Sparc
> One more thing:
> Start here!
> Good luck!
> --- "Jay G. Scott" <gl at arlut.utexas.edu> wrote:
> > hi,
> > i'm trying to build X11R7.1 .
> > my first problem is knowing what to download. i see
> > the 7 or so
> > directories, data, .... lib, .... but i don't
> > know
> > which ones i will need. i was hoping i could find a
> > "here's a typical baseline list" of packages but i
> > didn't.
> > so i blundered ahead. i started with libXau, which
> > tells me i
> > need an xproto.pc installed. i know about
> > pkg-config, that's not
> > the question. but where is xproto.pc going to come
> > from? is there
> > something(s) else i'm going to need to do first?
> > where do i start?
> > i think you see what my problem is.
> > i have ancient and clumsy X11R5 and 6 lying around,
> > they were done
> > by another and in a wacky way. i was hoping to do a
> > nice clean
> > build of the latest and greatest. (FYI)
> > this one happens to be for solaris, sparc, but i
> > expect to do others
> > down the road if i can make this one happen.
> > thanks in advance. i am very glad to see this stuff
> > is being maintained.
> > i tried to get in on the conversion to
> > autoconf/automake and so on, but
> > i guess i asked too late or they just didn't want
> > me.
> > j.
> > --
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