Subject: Re: bin/1742: xditview compile could be smarter
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@BALVENIE.PDL.CS.CMU.EDU>
Date: 11/08/1995 19:47:23
> The following patch will make the groff makefile "smart" about
> whether or not to make xditview. On systems with both X includes and X
> libs in a standard place, xditview will get made.
unfortunately, just because one of those headers _exists_ doesn't mean
that the build will work sanely, or that the resulting binary will
function properly when installed, especially on systems with shared
This becomes a serious problem when building distributions, etc.
(for instance, on the machine that i built i386 snapshots on, the X11
install was (is!) ancient.)