[blfs-dev] About requiring "xorg7"

Fernando de Oliveira famobr at yahoo.com.br
Fri Dec 27 02:30:29 PST 2013

Em 26-12-2013 14:02, Pierre Labastie escreveu:
> Le 26/12/2013 16:56, Fernando de Oliveira a écrit :
>> 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.

> I create a ticket and assign it to myself for fop.

I could not find that ticket, so, I created one myself.

> I have to find what has
> been done in similar cases. 

Don't bother. I already did it.

> In any case, it should not be referring to xorg7.


Done at r12459.


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