XFree86 4.0 hangs during build (makedepend)

Thomas T. Veldhouse veldy at veldy.net
Sat Jul 1 07:41:07 PDT 2000


I am not getting an error - it just hangs in makedepend.  Is this the
problem you are referring to with your fix - or does it fix another to be
encountered problem?

Tom Veldhouse
veldy at veldy.net

On Sat, 1 Jul 2000, Simon Perreault wrote:

> Ah, a well-discussed subject on this mailing list. The error is caused by a
> redefinition of ERR in /usr/include/curses.h, a header file for ncurses.
> Here is the easiest way I found to fix it (even easier than the patch):
> 1) vi /usr/include/curses.h
> 2) Go to the 195th line (yeah, I know it by heart) by entering 195 and then
> pressing the down arrow.
> 3) Insert "/*" at the beginning of the paragraph about ERR (without the
> quotation marks) and "*/" at the end (the paragraph should be 3 lines long).
> 4) Save the file and re-make.
> 5) Don't forget to put it back the way it was after you're done compiling.
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Thomas T. Veldhouse" <veldy at veldy.net>
> To: <lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
> Sent: Friday, June 30, 2000 10:40 PM
> Subject: XFree86 4.0 hangs during build (makedepend)
> 
> 
> > Has anybody else experience the build hanging while trying to build
> > XFree86-4.0 (during the build of xterm)?  It appears that makedepend is
> > stuck in an infinite loop and taking over 95% of the CPU (I can still play
> > MP3s :).  I am trying to build it under an LFS system based on the 2.3.5b
> > book.
> >
> > Does anybody have a work around or a patch?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Tom Veldhouse
> > veldy at veldy.net
> >
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