Re: map of X11R7 src files
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On 02/21/12 09:25 AM, jtowler@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
I run NetBSD curr ver 5.1.2. I want to build a more recent Xorg dist. than they supply for that version of the OS. The build process which they use is not exactly running make World in the xc directory, and I have not yet been able to make their system build correctly. The dist tar files for X11>R6 are at ftp.x.org in separate dirs each with some piece of the system that is X11. Versions of X11R6 and XFree86 all unpacked into a single project root directory from which the build took place. Where or how is this mapping accomplished. Does unpacking all the separate tar files of X11R7.? in whatever subdirectory they are found result in a common singly rooted tree from which a build can be undertaken or how to I need to arganize the file dir structure to accomplish this?
X11R7 completely replaced the structure and build system. There is no single hierarchy you can build at once any more - just all the individual modules, allowing you to choose the components you need and skip the ones you don't, and get updates as they're ready for each module, instead of having to have a security fix in one library or hardware support updates in a driver tied to new feature development in the X server. There are various tools for building multiple modules at once, like the build.sh and jhbuild scripts in our modular developer toolkit, and various distros have put their own build systems in place around the modules, such as OpenBSD's Xenocara. -- -Alan Coopersmith- alan.coopersmith@xxxxxxxxxx Oracle Solaris Engineering - http://blogs.oracle.com/alanc _______________________________________________ xorg@xxxxxxxxxxx: X.Org support Archives: http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xorg Info: http://lists.x.org/mailman/listinfo/xorg Your subscription address: list-xorg@xxxxxxxxxxx
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