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Re: Xlibs/Xorg work

From: Andreas Hauser <andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 17 Jul 2004 10:07:47 -0000

syjef wrote @ Fri, 16 Jul 2004 08:36:52 -0500:

> I have the xorg-libraries override more of less working now. Unfortunately, 
> there is still a problem of binaries trying to link against libfoo.so.x and 
> the port installs libfoo.so.x.y.  Symlinks provide a workaround for this, but 
> that is a manual step after the installation.  I don't think I can submit 
> this override yet because of that.  I can get xorg-server to work, though 
> there is an undefined symbol in the freetype module, and I can't get xorgcfg 
> to build due to undefined symbols related to Xaw.  The XTT module works fine 
> though (I am using xorg-server with XTT right now).  The mousewheel works 
> fine for me.  
> Xlibs is something else entirely.  I could build all of them, but, there is a 
> threading problem in libX11 that I can't fix.  I can manually build XThrStub 
> from xorg-libraries and link libX11 against it, but I still get undefined 
> symbols.  Something is forcing the implicit declaration of getpwuid_r and one 
> other similar symbol, and these are not defined anywhere  in DFly as far as I 
> can tell. This pretty well makes xlibs useless.   

Look at the port at:

You'll notice a DragonFly.cf for imake and other stuff.
These will fix your problems. I suggest you at least take
a look, it will spare you some time.


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