Building X11R7.4 from source
pekane52 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 10 14:27:50 PST 2008
I got my Xorg tarballs from here:
then I tweaked the build script until of got an Xorg server to build
On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 3:55 PM, Paul Novak <k9genius at gmail.com> wrote:
> I would like to build X11R7.4 from source.
> The first question is how to get the source.
> I first went to www.x.org and clicked on the "X11R7.4" link. I got a list of
> new/updated modules. For example, app/bitmap_1.0.3 is a new/updated module.
> I went back to www.x.org, and under "Getting X", I clicked on "mirrors".
> Under "Primary sites", I clicked on the ftp link for x.org. then X11R7.4,
> then src, then app. I see a lot of tarballs, including
> appres_1.0.1.tar.bz2 and bitmap_1.0.3.tar.bz2. I clicked on
> appres_1.0.1.tar.bz2 and it downloaded fine.
> I clicked on on "bitmap_1.0.3.tar.bz2" and found the file does the
> file does not exist.
> In fact,I believe all of the files listed as new/updated modules in X11R7.4 do
> not exist in the ftp://ftp.x.org/pub/X11R7.4/src/ directory structure.
> I next tried going back to www.x.org, and under "Getting X", I clicked
> on "mirrors".
> Under "Primary sites", I clicked on the http link for x.org, then X11R7.4,
> then src, then app. In this directory, bitmap_1.0.3.tar.bz2 does not
> exist at all.
> Shouldn't all the source for X11R7.4 be in the ftp://ftp.x.org/pub/X11R7.4/src
> and http://ftp.x.org/pub/X11R7.4/src directories? It appears to me that all
> of the new/updated modules are missing. How is one supposed to get
> all the source
> required to build?
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