Subject: Re: modular-xorg-server vs xsrc clients+libraries
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Geert Hendrickx <email@example.com>
Date: 08/25/2007 02:37:55
On Fri, Aug 24, 2007 at 03:52:21PM +0200, Geert Hendrickx wrote:
> I understand that, but I first want to verify that my hardware works (better)
> with modular-xorg-server before rebuilding everything. Since X was designed
> such that server and client/libraries are independent, it should be possible
> somehow. In the worst case I'll build and install modular-xorg-server with a
> different PREFIX and PKG_DBDIR and keep my current PREFIX as is.
Since lib/libXfixes.so.* from each package have different API versions, I
was able to install them concurrently with a PKG_DBDIR hack and it worked.
But with modular-xorg-server I wasn't able to get my binary mga_hal driver
to work, whereas it works ~fine with the xsrc provided server.