[PATCH] xprint is broken in xserver git

Drew Parsons dparsons at debian.org
Wed Sep 5 06:17:41 PDT 2007

On Wed, 2007-09-05 at 18:44 +1000, Drew Parsons wrote:

> I've had a go at implementing this second option, building a local
> libconfig.a.  
> The only solution that stays on this path
> is to add a check within config.c to see if PRINT_ONLY_SERVER or
> somesuch is defined (a similar problem is in fact handled this way in
> mi/miinitext.c, which has to be compiled locally for Xprint).  
> So the two options become
> 1) adding a small, ugly but harmless hack to the Xprint code to manage
> HAL support which it does not in fact use
> 2) adding a small but logically tricky hack to config.c, enabling an
> Xprint-specific libconfig.a to be compiled.  
> In the interests of keeping the non-Xprint code unmangled and tidy for
> the rest of you, I'll apply the first option, based on Maarten's patch.

For reference, I'm attaching a patch implementing the second (undesired)
solution.  But looks like Eric has applied a patch in the meantime that
fixes the build anyway.


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