Correct git clone and build instructions?

Fernando Carrijo fcarrijo at
Wed Apr 21 20:11:39 PDT 2010

Hi Jeff,

Jeff Carr <basilarchia at> wrote:
> I'm having trouble finding accurate git clone and build instructions
> on the wiki. When trying to run in the xserver tree it
> complained of "error: must install xorg-macros". Is the best way to
> just go through and clone these one by one until the dependencies are
> met? I suspected it's just the beginning of a long chain of hairy
> dependences that might be worthy of emailing the list first.
> Is there a tool like the android "repo" or perhaps a method to pull
> down the various git trees via git submodule? Or just README that
> contains the recommended order of building and installing?

When it comes to X building, this is what people are referred to:

I hope it helps!

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