xorg-server and pixman

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Thu Dec 4 06:22:08 PST 2008

On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 5:26 AM, DJ Lucas <dj at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I know there has been a lot of discussion on Xorg lately, so sorry if
>> this is bringing up a known issue, but xorg-server also appears to
>> require pixman now. The instructions in BLFS svn break for me at
>> xorg-server because pixman is missing.
> Jeremy, did you have xcb-util installed?  I don't have logs for no
> xcb-util installation.  I dropped into optional deps for xorg-server for
> now.  Will be doing a rebuild after about 9 more gnome packages (and
> after work).

As far as I know xcb-util is only an optional dependency of cairo's
xcb backend. xcb can't be a dependency of the xserver since it's only
used on the client side like libX11.


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