Subject: Re: XFree86 4.5.0 build confusion on Alpha
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: David Hopper <>
List: tech-x11
Date: 03/30/2005 14:27:09
On Mar 30, 2005, at 2:16 PM, Matthias Scheler wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 30, 2005 at 01:47:20PM -0800, David Hopper wrote:
>> 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.
> Does that really build a different X server? From the sets lists it 
> looks
> it will only build "XdecNetBSD" but I cannot verify that because I 
> don't
> haven a NetBSD-alpha system and "xsrc" doesn't support cross building.

That's the source of my confusion. -x does not provide an 
XFree86 server binary on Alpha, only XdecNetBSD and XalphaNetBSD.  
'make World && make install' builds and installs all three servers:  
XFree86, XdecNetBSD and XalphaNetBSD.

> 	Kind regards
> -- 
> Matthias Scheler