X-6.7.0 and gnome

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at swbell.net
Thu Apr 29 22:01:42 PDT 2004


Simon Geard wrote:

>On Wed, 2004-04-28 at 15:41, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>  
>
>>xorg and XFree 4.4 are still pretty new.  If there is something I need 
>>to change on the CVS install instructions, let me know, preferably on 
>>blfs-dev.  Do we need to put in an xrender section like freetype and 
>>fontconfig?
>>    
>>
>
>Well, all I know is that there's a bug in one of the Imakefiles for
>current versions of both Xorg and XFree which means that the pkg-config
>file for xrender doesn't get installed. Gtk2.4 notices the absence
>during configure, but doesn't consider it fatal, just logs it in
>passing.
>
>I don't know if would cause a problem with other packages, but I've
>attached the patch I found on one of the distro mailing lists - I think
>it works fine with both Xorg and Xfree. If you think it's useful, add it
>to the book...
>
Sorry it took so long to respond.  I'll check it out.
  -- Bruce





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