Lesstif tests require Xorg-apps

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Sat Aug 15 08:01:47 PDT 2009

On Sat, Aug 15, 2009 at 6:32 AM, Matthew
Burgess<matthew at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> On Sat, 15 Aug 2009 14:27:07 +0100, Guy Dalziel <krendoshazin at dementedfury.org> wrote:
>> On Sat, Aug 15, 2009 at 07:07:23AM -0600, Matthew Burgess wrote:
>>> make[3]: Entering directory
>> `/sources/blfs/lesstif-0.95.2/test/Xm/drag_help'
>>> gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I../..  -I../../../include/Motif-2.1
>>> -I../../../include/Motif-2.1 -I../../../include/Motif-1.2
>>> -I../../../include/Motif-1.2     -g -I/usr/include  -c test1.c
>>> test1.c:19:28: error: X11/bitmaps/Excl: No such file or directory
>>> test1.c:20:33: error: X11/bitmaps/FlipHoriz: No such file or directory
>>> test1.c:21:32: error: X11/bitmaps/FlipVert: No such file or directory
>>> This is because those files come from the bitmap-1.0.3 package that is
>>> within the Xorg-Apps bundle.
>> My general assumption was that you would build lesstif after you have
>> built Xorg. Is there something in Xorg Applications that makes use of
>> Lesstif?
> Well, as I said in my original message, it's an optional dependency of MesaLib, which,
> in turn, is a recommended dependency of Xorg Applications.  So, I'd imagine that folks
> following that dependency trail would expect to be able to build Lesstif prior to
> Xorg Applications.

Lesstif is used by mesa to add motif widgets to libGLw. I'd imagine
that this support is very rarely used in the wild, but it's good to
explore all the avenues.


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