Re: Report on X
>>>>> "Marcus" == Marcus Brinkmann <Marcus.Brinkmann@ruhr-uni-bochum.de> writes:
Marcus> You should list the missing files. Maybe they are about
Marcus> features the hurd doesn't have.
Marcus> Usually, such one time hacks are terrible wrong, and don't
Marcus> bring us further. In the ideal case, you should get the
Marcus> python source, build it, ands ee why it doesn't include
Marcus> those headers. Yes, I know it takes more time. What do you
Marcus> think I am doing two years long? The advantage is that
Marcus> your work isn't lost, but a real contribution.
Yes, I understand, but this was my first try. Not my last. :)
I just wanted you to know that I was working on it and that is what
>> (c) I ran X as root with blackbox as the wm and decided to try
>> using X for a while. I tried to compile mesa. I did this
>> under X. It was crazy. I had 4 xterms running and a remote
>> too early in the morning.
Marcus> Welcome in the world of the Hurd :) Of course there is
Marcus> some leak, as I mentioned in my original mail. How much
Marcus> RAM do you have?
64M + 128M swap - the 128M swap was made for future upgrades
to 128 MB RAM. :)
Marcus> You can check the state of processes with "ps -F hurd-long
Marcus> -x -a" Check the line with pflocal when running X! It has
Marcus> a lot of threads, and a highe memory usage.
>> (d) The tcl and tk packages dont ship with the respective
>> libraries. Under linux they do. For instance the package tk8.0
>> under linux contains the file /usr/lib/libtk8.0.so.1 but there
>> is no such file in the hurd package. Similar is the case for
>> the tcl8.0 package. Because of this python-tk doesnt work. I
>> have downloaded the soruces and will see if a rebuild fixes
Marcus> There are some soname'ing issues. Some versions of libtool
Marcus> are broken, for example. I have to look at tcl/tk how it
Marcus> names libraries. In general, we want the same names as in
Marcus> linux, just for simplicity.
Ok. I will also try to compile the packages and let you know
if I have problems.