Subject: Re: for , re XView
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Rob Windsor <email@example.com>
Date: 05/24/1995 04:35:05
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Verily did John Kohl write:
> Subject: Re: Your XVIEW Port.
> The XView stuff should work fine under an X11R6 server, and with X11R6
> libraries (I think that's how I compiled it last time around).
I tried to compile the xview v3.2p1 earlier this month, and ran into
nothing but problems.
Then I decided to grab the FreeBSD patch-set and installed that (renaming
everything "FreeBSD" to "NetBSD" of course). Still nothing but problems.
One of the problems that I was having was that __NetBSD__ was getting
undefined (pre-processor things were sifting out code that had
#ifdef __NetBSD__ in it and was acting on the trailing #else information).
I have grabbed the xview pre-compiled bins off of ftp.netbsd.org, but
haven't installed them yet (I want to compile this on -current).
If the person(s) who compiled this on NetBSD/i386 is reading this list,
I would be very much interested in getting a diff-set from you.
If someone else has anything that could shed light on what might be
causing this, I'd be happy to entertain e-mail.
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