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Re: X Installation

Tom Lear <tom@trap.mtview.ca.us> writes:

> On Wed, 18 Nov 1998, David J Thompson wrote:
> > I'm not sure if my fix (accutually my brother's fix) really counts.  What
> > we determined is that slink X will work if you have the X from hamm in
> > installed prior to the installation of slink X.  It seems that there are
> > multiple files missing, such as some that xf86setup uses (sorry, it was
> > a while ago and I don't really remember which ones) which are provided by
> > hamm X.  Also, the /etc/Xserver file still doesn't have the Xserver location
> > set correctly when a server is installed.
> Yeah, he broke the source into a few more packages (like xdm & xf86setup).
> > Aditionally, Window Maker doesn't work because it can't find fonts.
> Yeah, we're having that problem on the alpha.  Have you found a
> workaround?

This is because of the empty /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/locales directory. It
has been reported ca. 20 times already. Copy it over from an old
machine as a workaround, or look with mc if it is in the package and
just doesn't get installed.


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