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Date:      Fri, 30 Apr 1999 17:32:03 -0700
From:      "William Woods" <wwoods@cybcon.com>
To:        "FreeBSD Alpha" <freebsd-alpha@freebsd.org>, "Steve Price" <sprice@hiwaay.net>
Subject:   RE: Compiling XFree on an alpha..
Message-ID:  <000001be936a$0895e410$1b4c93cd@william>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.OSF.4.10.9904301610020.22021-100000@fly.HiWAAY.net>

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You realise this really sucks.......

I would really probably be pushing things to ask if there were precompiled
packages avaliable for this eh......

William

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Price [mailto:sprice@hiwaay.net]
> Sent: Friday, April 30, 1999 2:14 PM
> To: William Woods
> Cc: FreeBSD Alpha
> Subject: RE: Compiling XFree on an alpha..
>
>
> On Fri, 30 Apr 1999, William Woods wrote:
>
> # OK, I applied this patch and now when I go to compile, I dont
> get the option
> # to compile any VGA servers?? It starts right out asking:
> #
> # Do you want to build the Mono server [YES]
> # "	"	"	"	 S3 Server	 [YES]
> # "	"	"	"	 S3V Server  [YES]
> # "	"	"	"	 Mach16 Server [YES]
> # "	"	"	"	 P9000 server [YES]
> # "	"	"	"	 I128 server [YES]
> # "	"	"	"	 GLINT Server [YES]
> # "	"	"	"	 TGA Server [YES]
> #
> # default server to instal. [none]
> #
> # ------------------------------------------
> #
> # I answeder No to everything except what server to install, and
> I put SVGA in
> # there.
> #
> # Well, It compiled and installed everything...sorta...I have no Xsetup,
> # Xconfigurator....
>
> :)  You've run into the catch-22 of building parts of X.  In
> order to get Xsetup and friends you need tcl/tk and in order
> to get them you need X which won't... you get the idea.  If
> you build X again after installing any version of tcl/tk you
> will get the missing files.  Or you can munge around in the
> X source and find the right bits to recompile.
>
> # Any ideas appreciated.
> #
> # I should mention that I am running 4.0 -current from 2 days ago.
> #
> # William
>



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