X 4.0.1

Robert Bercik bercikr at georgetown.edu
Tue Nov 14 05:59:46 PST 2000


Jesse Tie Ten Quee wrote:

> Yo,
>
> On Mon, Nov 13, 2000 at 06:54:24PM -0500, Rob Bercik wrote:
> >                 Have you looked at the install documentation for X86 4.0.1? It's
> > not so pretty. It requires a hell of a lot more time than just a little
> > ./configure && make && make install
>
> Sure.. i've been compiling X from scratch even before i got into LFS
> (and it isn't all that hard a simple; make World && make install works
> for the most part)
>
> Not too long ago (LFS-2.2 era) it was even included in the HOWTO.
>
> And there's an excellent Guide on installing X and if you want KDE2 in
> LFS-Hints section.
>
> And i've seen _manymany_ articles on website's, magazien's, etc going
> into just enough detail to let you know it isn't all that hard.
>
> Compiling packages from scratch... is it really that hard? if you just
> completed LFS you have a very good understanding of what a standard
> package install is like, you could read the README's, INSTALL,s which
> usually go into wayyyy to much detail for the first time around but
> don't stop there,
>
> There are lots of resources available, if your trying to compile
> something and it isn't working, drop everyone a line on lfs-apps,
> between the good ~30 regular users that hang out on #LFS and so forth we
> have compiled _alot_ of packages.
>
> I dunno, i'm just saying... if it looks daubting and confusing, just
> look what you did with LFS!
>
> -
> Jesse Tie Ten Quee - highos at highos dot com
>
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Well Hell Jesse,

    You Just won me over.  I'm going to erase those ugly binaries and do it the real
way...the LFS way. Better get started( Man! I thought I was almost done) You were
almost rid of me too.

-Rob


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