some files missing

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at
Thu Aug 28 23:26:57 PDT 2008

On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 1:50 AM, Wayne <shhuango at> wrote:
>> > I hope this might be helpfull. I've been
>> > compiling xserver these days. While compiling, some
>> > errors happened because some file needed was missing.
>> > After I copied them to where they were supposed to be,
>> > the compilation went well. However, I'm sure if it was right.
>> > All source were downloaded from git.
>> >
>> Make sure you re-run or configure before rebuilding. Often
>> times files are added or removed and the Makefiles need to be updated.
> Everytime when I build xserver, I always download all the source from git,
> of course including Makefiles. Therefore, I think if these files have been
> removed, the Makefiles should've been modified. However, those Makefiles
> didn't be modified.

The Makefiles are generated when you run or configure.


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