Subject: Re: Build problems on Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 x86_64
To: None <>
From: Klaus Heinz <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 04/16/2007 23:37:00
Christoph Leuzinger wrote:
> I'm experiencing various build problems with pkgsrc packages on a
> Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 x86_64 machine (unprivileged pkgsrc-2007Q1 installation).
> The first problem is related to linking against and
> For example, when building x11/Xfixes:

> /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lX11

I just tried this on Debian 3.1 i686 (privileged pkgsrc installation) and
could not reproduce it.

What does "bmake show-var VARNAME=X11_TYPE" say?

> Manually creating a link to the /usr/X11R6/lib/ file is a
> workaround for this problem.

If cannot be found in work/.buildlink/lib/ there may be
something wrong with your package x11-links or xorg-libs, depending on
your X11_TYPE.