lesstif

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sun Aug 30 12:57:01 PDT 2009


Guy Dalziel wrote:
> 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.

Where do we install that?  It's not in proto-7.4.md5.

>> 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.

The above is reasonable.  The only point is that it is not documented that way.

   -- Bruce





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