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Re: PowerBook (FW) - hints and tips

On Wed, 7 Jun 2000, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 7, 2000, Olaf Grewe <ogrewe@wiwi.hu-berlin.de> 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 -- geert@linux-m68k.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

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