How to compile a selected subset of xorg?

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at
Tue Oct 2 06:43:20 PDT 2007

On Tue, Oct 02, 2007 at 07:22:31AM -0400, Dimitry Golubovsky wrote:
> There are 83 .pc files in the xorg source tree, each containing lines like this:
> Requires: xcb xcb-render xcb-shape
> It must be possible to process them all, then build a (perhaps
> approximate) dependency matrix. Then if one wants to build only
> certain components, all dependencies could be pulled from such matrix.
> Some manual additions may be needed (as certain dependencies are
> defined via autoconf), but not many.

I'm not sure that works, as there some hidden dependencies along the
road not correctly expressed in the .pc files.


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