Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Mon Aug 24 06:32:25 PDT 2009

On Sat, Aug 22, 2009 at 11:08 PM, DJ Lucas<dj at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> On 08/10/2009 08:30 PM, DJ Lucas wrote:
>> After minimal review, following
>> on the two distros' examples, I'm thinking we should move to 1.6.
> Ok, for anyone that want's to test early, here is my list of updates, do
> keep in mind that if you try to *update* libxcb, you will have to
> recompile anything that is linked against it due to the removal of
> xcb-xlib....this means pretty much everything so just start over with
> LFS-6.5 clean.  I'll commit these updates on Monday or Tuesday evening
> with needed reorg stuff to follow (xorg.d earlier, Lesstif and bitmap,
> and others that slip my mind ATM).

If you really want to avoid the xcb-xlib issue, you can remove the
references from the libtool archive files. Something like:

find /usr/lib -name '*.la' | xargs sed -i 's/libxcb-xlib.la//g'

You'd still need to rebuild everything that's currently linked to it,
but the problem won't persist.


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