Re: PowerBook (FW) - hints and tips
On Wed, 7 Jun 2000, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 7, 2000, Olaf Grewe <email@example.com> wrote:
> >Is recompiling XFree86 4 really that straightforward? The only things I
> >ever compiled needed only make/make install.
> XFree needs
> make World
> -- have a cup of coffee
> -- have another once
> -- get some rest
> -- watch TV
> and eventually, if it have finished before universe ends,
Nah, ever compiled XFree86 on a 25 MHz 68040? That's about 18 hours. I once
compiled X on a Sun-3/50 under SunOS, which was surprisingly fast because Sun's
cc compiled much faster than gcc.
> make install
and make install.man for the manpages.
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- firstname.lastname@example.org
In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
-- Linus Torvalds