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Re: X11 build system

On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 01:58:49PM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> In article <>,
> Brook Milligan <> wrote:
> >Would someone mind explaining how the X11 build system works to pull
> >parts from /usr/xsrc/external/mit?
> >
> >I would like to add import dmx and add support for it to our build
> >process, but there are a bunch of magic make variables getting used
> >and I'm afraid I don't see where they are set.  As a result, I cannot
> >modify what is there to include the new code.
> >
> >Any help and guidance is greatly appreciated.  Thanks.
> The basic idea is using .PATH to tell make where to find things.

Remembering that make will have changed directory to the OBJDIR
(due to some hackery when make starts) before running any commands.


David Laight:

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