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Re: 256-color xterm

On Thu, Jan 29, 2004 at 10:20:32PM -0500, Matt Price wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 30, 2004 at 02:20:57AM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> > 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.  

You have to build all of any given Debian source package at once (unless
you understand the package well enough to run bits of its build system
by hand; I expect that to be difficult for xfree86. There's nothing to
say you have to install all of the resulting binary packages, though.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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