[blfs-dev] About requiring "xorg7"

Fernando de Oliveira famobr at yahoo.com.br
Thu Dec 26 07:56:52 PST 2013

Em 26-12-2013 12:30, Bruce Dubbs escreveu:
> Fernando de Oliveira wrote:
>> Em 26-12-2013 07:54, Pierre Labastie escreveu:
>>> Hi dear fellow editors,
>>> I have seen recent changes requiring "xorg7" for packages pertaining to the
>>> installation of X (IIRC utils-macros and xcb-proto). This is not a problem in
>>> itself, since xorg7 is the introduction page, and there has been discussion
>>> about referring to the introduction for having users set the XORG_XXX
>>> variables (I do not think this will successful, but wait and see).
>> The "recent changes" were all done by me and I was expecting reactions,
>> when did them.
>> But in the same way as you write, too many recurrent discussions, so I
>> thought "let us see"...
>>> But I have seen that xorg7 is used at other places in the book to mean the
>>> full X install (for example in FOP page, where the it is said "You must run
>>> this installation from an X-window using a GL-aware Xorg server or some of the
>>> JUnit tests will hang").
>> And we see just now :-).
>> For me, the problem is very particular, in this case. The note should be
>> modified to be consistent with the rest of the book, any time an
>> x-terminal is needed for running the tests. If there are no objections,
>> I would like to ask you, please, to fix the fop page.
> I made some minor changes to clarify the Xorg link in util-macros and 
> xcb-proto.
>    -- Bruce

Thanks. After I read akhiezer's post in -support, I was thinking about
something similar, but waited for more comments that could come.


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