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Re: Newcomer's question about XF4 compilation
SONKOLY Pal wrote:
> I belive that the x*.tgz installation sets are from the
> compilation of the XF4.tar.gz.
> When the 012 patch came out
> for 3.4 I downloaded the XF4.tar.gz, the ports.tar.gz , unpacked
> them, applied the patch , run # cd /usr/XF4 && make build and the
> make was done without any error. But the X did not run any more.
> Then I deleted /usr/XF4, unpacked it again, in this case i didnt
> applied the patch, maked build again, but nothing changed.
It would help if you'd describe what doesn't work. (Error message,
XFree86.0.log or something like that.
> I have already unpacked the install sets again and lost the XF86 log
> (sorry) and got the X working..
> My question is :Was I mistaken when i said the x*.tgz install sets
> were the compiled form of XF4.tar.gz? If it is so, why is the
> difference between the officially compiled and own compiled version?
No you're not. Either your system is in a bad state and can't produce
working binaries, or there's something else wrong...