XFree86 installation error

Tushar Teredesai tushar at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Feb 26 15:19:22 PST 2004

Tushar Teredesai wrote:

> Dagmar d'Surreal wrote:
>> On Mon, 2004-02-23 at 09:17, Sebastiano wrote:
>>> Ok, I'm examining my compile log, but it's 2600 pages long and 8MB! 
>>> I have
>>> found (on page 1048 :-) this piece of log:
>>> In file included from xftcfg.c:28:
>>> xftint.h:29:35: fontconfig/fontconfig.h: No such file or directory
>>> In file included from XftFreetype.h:28,
>> Page 1048.  =)
>> Now... Is there any doubt left as to why XFree86, unlike the rest of the
>> packages, has a log file created when it builds?  *nudge*tushar*nudge*
>> (I didn't think this would take more than a week to happen to someone)
> The build should have stopped when it encountered the error. Why did 
> it continue till the end? Seems like the WORLDOPTS flag is not doing 
> its job.
> The book uses
> WORLDOPTS="" make
> IMO, the correct one is
> make WORLDOPTS=""
> If the build stops when it encounters the error there is no need for a 
> log since the error is right there on the console.

I have changed the xfree86 commands from
    WORLDOPTS="" make World
    make WORLDOPTS="" World


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