XFree86 compile error

DJ Lucas dj_me at swbell.net
Fri Nov 15 09:05:01 PST 2002


Terry wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I'm on the 20022710 CVS version of LFS, trying to compile XFree86
> (4.2.0 plus 4.2.1 patch) gives me the following error:
>
> make[3]: Entering directory `/usr/src/lfs_sources/xc/lib/Xft'
> flex -l  xftlex.l
> sed 's/yy/XftConfig/g' lex.yy.c | sed 's/__REALLY_YY__/yy/' >
> xftlex.c && rm -f lex.yy.c
> bison -y -d xftgram.y
> xftgram.y:168.8: parse error, unexpected ":", expecting ";" or "|"
> xftgram.y:169.3-6: $$ of `matrix' has no declared type
> make[3]: *** [xftgram.c] Error 1
> make[3]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/lfs_sources/xc/lib/Xft'
> make[2]: *** [depend] Error 2
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/lfs_sources/xc/lib'
> make[1]: *** [depend] Error 2
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/lfs_sources/xc'
> make: *** [World] Error 2
>
> Any ideas?
>
> tia :)
>
> terry

Yes, 'vi /usr/src/lfs_sources/xc/lib/Xft/xftgram.y'
scroll down to line 169, insert a ';' and a new line.

There will be 3 more files like this throughout the build.

Perhaps an easier way, search the mailing list archives for the patch
that was submitted a couple of days ago....back on the 3rd or 4th I
believe..no wait...maybe last few days of october.
http://archive.linuxfromscratch.org/mail-archives/blfs-dev/ .

DJ


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