lesstif

Guy Dalziel krendoshazin at dementedfury.org
Sun Aug 30 12:34:55 PDT 2009


On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 02:14:16PM -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> 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 test28.c
> In file included from ../../../include/Motif-2.1/Xm/XmAll.h:79,
>                   from test28.c:31:
> ../../../include/Motif-2.1/Xm/Print.h:28:34: error: X11/extensions/Print.h: No 
> such file or directory

I believe that Print.h comes with printproto.

> and indeed I have /usr/include/X11/extensions/, but no Print.h in that 
> directory.  Where should that file have come from?
> 
> Also, the text says:  "You may need to manually close four of the test windows."
> 
> What test windows?  I don't yet have X completely installed.  I do have the 
> required Xorg libraries, but not the xorg-server and it certainly is not 
> running.  There needs to be more explanation here.  If X needs to be running to 
> run the tests, we need to say so.

We discussed this with Matthew a little while ago. As Dan said, the only
thing that compiling lesstif into Mesa does is allow the use Motif
widgets within Mesa, and in the wild there isn't a lot of use for it.
It's far easier to just compile lesstif after doing your X windows
system than to do it before it. However, this is still open to debate.
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