Subject: Re: XFree86 4.5.0 build confusion on Alpha
To: Matthias Scheler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Hopper <email@example.com>
Date: 03/30/2005 13:47:20
On Mar 30, 2005, at 1:31 PM, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> If there NetBSD-alpha needs a XFree86 X server instead of "XdecNetBSD"
> somebody needs to modify "xsrc" and "src/x11" to build that. But it
> will probably not "just work", you'll probably need changes to
> the XFree86 X server code base.
Ah, very fine. FWIW, I simply did a 'make World' in a newly CVS'd
/usr/xsrc with no source modification, and have a proper XFree86 4.5.0
installation now. It does "just work" on this Miata, but I understand
there may be Alpha model-specific issues at play.
I had misread the recent 4.5.0 import threads as suggesting that a
build.sh -x should build the XFree86 server on Alpha, among other
> Kind regards
> Matthias Scheler