Compiling XFree86 on PowerPC

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at
Sat Jul 6 16:12:18 PDT 2002

Skip Gaede wrote:
> Hi,
> I am building X on a Nubus-Pmac (ppc 601). The CFLAGS 
> argument in the book (-O2 -mcpu=601) caused the makekeys 
> executable to segfault. I commented out the
>  #define DefaultGcc2PpcOpt   -O2 -mcpu=601
> line and now it's building fine. You might want to make note 
> of that in the book.

Thanks.  I'll make a note in bugzilla.  The book is undergoing major 
restructuring right now.
   -- Bruce

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