Subject: Re: Further tests on x11 7.2.0
To: Vincent <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
Date: 12/18/2006 07:55:57
On Sun, 17 Dec 2006, Vincent wrote:
> > xorg-server-22.214.171.1243 is the latest version for Xorg 7.2 release
> > candidate.
> It works fine on my machine too. There is, as far as I can remember,
> because I didn't note it, a compiling error, due to the fact that
> "u_long" type is not defined unless _NETBSD_SOURCE is defined too. That
> happens while a C file includes unistd.h that prototypes some functions
> with u_long, u_short, etc.
I reported this and was told this was a problem in NetBSD. I emailed
current-users@ NetBSD twice to ask about it but received no feedback.
> Otherwise, I stepped to libX11 1.1.1 with underlying xcb 1.0. Works
> okay, no problem or otherwise strange effects as far. Just a compiling
> fault because of a AI_something flag somewhere in a getaddress variable;
> that flag does not exist under NetBSD; needs only being removed in order
> to fix the bug.
I never noticed that (at least don't remember).
> 1.2.99 cannot be compiled properly. A WSKbd and a PostEvent function
> have been removed out of xf86Events.c to be glued into some external xkb
> library, but I could not locate that library at this time. Since the
> source code is older than 126.96.36.1993, I guess this is pendung work while
> the 7.2 is in the final release process.
I also had problems with that which I will file a bug about.