error compiling X

James Drabb JDrabb at
Sat Nov 2 05:41:33 PST 2002

On Fri, Nov 01, 2002 at 09:33:17PM -0600, David C wrote:
> I got the following problem compiling XFree86 4.2.0 with the 4.2.1 diff 
> patch:
> .
> snip
> .
> part of the BLFS book instructions for installing X. My system is the 
> CVS LFS version from 2 days ago, and since installing it, Freetype and 
> X are the first packages I have attempted to install. I did do some of 
> the other config files though, such a .bash-profile and stuff.
> Any ideas folks?
> Thanks
> -- 
> David C.
> Linux user #277013
> david at desolateonline dot com


Did you try and follow the xfree86+freetype.txt hint?  I just
finished and the hint works well.  I would rm -Rf xc/ and untar
the source again to start with a clean build and follow the hint to

Jim Drabb
Those who would sacrifice freedom for security will get neither
James Drabb JR
Programmer Analyst
Darden Restaurants
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JDrabb at

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