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Re: 256-color xterm

On Fri, Jan 30, 2004 at 02:20:57AM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 29, 2004 at 12:11:11PM -0500, Matt Price wrote:
> > thanks for this...  I'm a bit confuseed about the deb-src package for
> > xterm.  As you probably know, apt-get source xterm downloads files
> > named xfree86-4.2.1*.  The implication is that one needs to build the
> > whole of xfree86 in order to make a debian package; and following the
> > instructions from the debian reference manual, namely:  
> > 
> > dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot -us -uc
> > 
> > from within the directory
> > xfree86-4.2.1 
> > 
> > results in an attempt to build xfree86 (which fails, I suppose
> > because not all the sources are really present).  
> Have you installed all its build-dependencies, listed in the .dsc file
> (or 'apt-get build-dep xfree86')?

err...  no.  I did, however, apt-get build-dep xterm, and I really
only want to build xterm.  Do I have to build all of xfree86??  I
really don't want to do that, since I love my xfree86 setup as it is,
and I live in mortal fear of screwing it up.  


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