More problems building XFree86-4
leimySPAM2k at mac.com
Wed Dec 10 13:44:43 PST 2003
ibotty <bsd at xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Dave Leimbach wrote:
> > Michael Powell <testuser at xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> >> On 10 Dec 2003 12:42:28 -0600
> >> Dave Leimbach <leimySPAM2k at xxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> :Dave Leimbach <leimySPAM2k at xxxxxxx> writes:
> >> :
> >> :> I had the X Server working yesterday but I had no fonts so I couldn't
> >> :> do much. Anyway I started over today just trying to build
> >> :> /usr/ports/x11/XFree86-4:
> >> [snip]
> >> As I think you've mentioned in another post you have already seen the
> >> "such and such lib" not found failure. I saw this about 5-6 times with
> >> ports installed after XFree86-4 when looking for libs in /usrX11R6/lib
> >> instead of /usr/local/lib. In order to just move forward I made symlinks.
> >> I would expect this to pop up a lot with a KDE build. I'm not going to
> >> try KDE until it stabilizes with 3.2. The only real X related problem
> >> I've had is I cannot get the nvidia-driver to build but I'm also not
> >> going to worry about it
> >> either. Hope this helps, and best of luck to you with building X. :)
> > I have a symbolic link created thusly
> > ln -sf /usr/local/libexpat.so.4 /usr/X11R6/lib/libexpat.so
> > [...]
> > /usr/X11R6/lib/libfontconfig.so: undefined reference to `XML_ParserFree'
> maybe this is only a typo, but i guess what you mean is:
> ln -s /usr/local/lib/libexpat.so /usr/X11/lib
I just did that and it had no effect. I had to use the full libexpat.so.4.
> but first try, if the source, to which the link should point actually
libexpat is indeed installed... hence the libexpat.so.4.
> btw: looks as if gcc does not add /usr/local/lib to the -L or -rpath path...
> maybe you can mess around with the makefiles (well, i do not like imake, do
> you ;) and simply add a -L/usr/local/lib to LDFLAGS or such a variable.
I actually have no clue what the problem is here :)... I just know that some
sybolic link did the job.
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