Subject: Re: general X building help please.
To: Paul (NCC/CS). <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Brett Lymn <email@example.com>
Date: 09/23/2005 22:20:10
On Fri, Sep 23, 2005 at 05:03:09PM +1000, Paul (NCC/CS). wrote:
> Then I wanted to build the X window system.
> >From dir: /opt/stage/src
> I did :
> ./build.sh -U -x -X ../xsrc build
> For the last 2 hrs it's been doing HEAPS.
> But the last thing it's doing is building X.
That's because X _is_ the last thing it builds.
> It looked like it was building tools at first and
> now maybe the whole distribution again!!!
Yes, that is exactly what it would be doing. You need to add the
"-u" flag to build.sh to stop it cleaning out the old build and,
hence, save some time. Note that the tools will get built
regardless. Also note that using -u can cause difficulties sometimes
in cases where some dependencies are not caught so your build may be