X11R6 compatibility symlink

Ken Moffat ken at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Aug 12 06:43:54 PDT 2007


On Sat, Aug 11, 2007 at 09:05:30PM -0500, Randy McMurchy wrote:
> Ken Moffat wrote these words on 08/11/07 19:43 CST:
> > But one quibble - unless blfs has got rid
> > of XFree86 (and I wouldn't argue with that), doesn't the choice of
> > where to install also apply to XFree86 (e.g. the book currently has
> > #define ProjectRoot /usr).
> 
> This is what I see in the XFree config file (note that all of this
> is in 'C' syntax, which means the following is commented out and
> will fall back to the default of /usr/X11R6, or at least I think so)
> 
> /* INSTALLATION PREFIX
>  * The default is to install into /usr/X11R6. If you would like to install
>  * into /usr, uncomment these options.
> #define ProjectRoot         /usr
> #define LinkGLToUsrLib      NO
> #define LinkGLToUsrInclude  NO
>  */
> 
 Apologies for implying that /usr was the default.  What I meant was
that both versions of X allow *choice* in where it is installed, so
it isn't only users of xorg who might need the workaround.

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