Subject: Re: building x11
To: Ossi Herrala <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 02/06/2004 10:11:02
In message <20040206150333.GA5081@ee.oulu.fi>, Ossi Herrala writes:
>On Fri, Feb 06, 2004 at 09:33:44AM -0500, Steve Bellovin wrote:
>> What is the right way
>> to build x11? I see there's a /usr/src/x11, but a 'build.sh distribution'
>> didn't create any of the X .tgz files. (I'm not 100% certain about
>> whether or not it was built.)
>'build.sh distribution' doesn't do any .tgz files. Use 'build.sh
>distribution sets' or 'build.sh release' to build sets.
Sorry, my error; I did indeed do 'build.sh release'.
>To build X11 sets with build.sh you need to specify MKX11=YES for build.sh
>in /etc/mk.conf or with 'build.sh -V'.
Hmm -- the comments and the code in /usr/src/Makefile seem to say that
X11 is built unless MKX11 is set to "no". I now see that
/usr/share/mk/bsd.README says the default is "no"; where is that set?
>Right now there is two options to build X11 sets:
> 1) With build.sh
> 2) make release from xsrc directory
>You also need to specify path to xsrc tree with X11SRCDIR if it's not the
I am using that default.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.research.att.com/~smb