Subject: Re: libXinerama and libxkb{file,ui}, et al, lossage
To: Charles M. Hannum <>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/05/2003 11:11:08
Charles M. Hannum wrote:
> This has caused a variety of breakage.  For example, the keyboard
> control panel in KDE doesn't work.  There is a hack to disable
> Xinerama support completely in QT3 because it doesn't work.  IIRC,
> similar lossage has caused DGA support to fail in other apps.
> There is no reasonable way to fix this other than to build shared
> versions of the libraries, because the plugins just simply need them.
> RedHat and Solaris both install .so versions of all the libraries --
> and consequently, they do not have these problems.


> Losing like this is not a viable option.  I'm tired of this bullshit.
> Therefore, I am going to make our X build compile and install:

Thanks, it would be cool to have the stuff working out of box.
I spent a chunk of my time the other day when I was getting
the KDE3 kbd plugin to work on my machine. I'd prefer it
to work without manual tweaking.

Jaromir Dolecek <>  
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