VNC patch for Xserver 1.3
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Thu Oct 18 16:26:10 PDT 2007
On 10/18/07, Colin Guthrie <gmane at colin.guthr.ie> wrote:
> Dan Nicholson wrote:
> > You may want to try my patch. I remember fixing this. Or, you just
> > need to make sure the symlink-vnc.sh script is executable after
> > applying the patch.
> > chmod +x symlink-vnc.sh
> > That may be why it's not finding auth.c. I believe it gets symlinked
> > from hw/vnc -> hw/xfree86/vnc.
> *bang* That was the sound of Dan's hammer hitting Colin's nail on the head.
Glad to know that solved things. I think I'll go add that chmod
reminder to my patch header so I don't forget again.
> After applying the patch, I simply do the chmod as you suggest and all
> seems well :) Certainly things get past this. I still have issues with
> dmx but I don't htink it's related to this specifically so I wont go
> into detail.
I recall that I couldn't build dmx on vanilla xorg-server-1.4, so it
might not be the VNC patch causing problems.
> I'd still suggest a cleanup of the CVS repo to merge the missing
> upstream files properly all the same.
I really wanted to send some patches to Alan and Brian, but I was
pretty worn out after the effort to generate the patch. One of these
days I'm gonna import the xf4vnc repo into git and start cleaning
things up in a sane way.
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