Re: compiling xfree86 on a debian system
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On Friday 03 January 2003 16:47, b d wrote:
> I have not been able to find a good and easy guide to
> follow of the steps involved (specific to debian)
> through google.... has anyone attempted to properly
> create debs (yes, I know Branden and his team does of
> course, but his packages are lacking my drivers) for
> xfree86 that has a step by step guide that I could
> follow? Or should I just download the source from
> xfree86 and compile it as one large behemoth and not
> worry about trying to use packages due to the
> complicated nature of X?
Judging from what was said earlier, making debs for X must be living
hell. I'm pretty happy with the compiled behemoth I'm running. You will
however run into some dependency problems. To avoid this, you could
create some "fake" packages providing the required dependencies (have a
look at the "equivs" package for this).
Embedded Linux -- True multitasking!
TWO TOASTS AT THE SAME TIME!
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