Correct git clone and build instructions?

Pat Kane pekane52 at
Thu Apr 22 10:14:03 PDT 2010

  > > I'm having trouble finding accurate git clone and build instructions

I have had good luck using Peter's instructions at:

  # Quickstart for those that do not use jhbuild:
   export PREFIX=/opt/xorg
   export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=$PREFIX/lib/pkgconfig
   export PATH=$PREFIX/bin:$PATH
   export ACLOCAL="aclocal -I $PREFIX/share/aclocal"
   git clone git:// util/modular
   echo "util/macros" > built.modules
   ./util/modular/ --clone -p -f built.modules -r `tail -n 1 built.modu\
les` $PREFIX

  # Re-run the last command until a build succeeds.
  # Cheers,
  #   Peter


On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 11:48 AM, ace102 <mgavl69 at> wrote:
> Using JHBuild -
> with the current xorg.modules -
> - is the
> best method I know of.
> You can cut out the apps,drivers,etc you won't need from the xorg.modules.
> Jeff Carr-3 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?
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