package x11?

Chris Staub chris at
Tue Feb 27 06:56:13 PST 2007

Dan Nicholson wrote:
> On 2/27/07, Jorge Almeida <jalmeida at> wrote:
>> I'm trying to install xorg, following the current stable version of the
>> BLFS book.  I'm using "/opt/xorg" as $XORG_PREFIX.
>> I can't install the libraries:
> <snip>
>>         checking for OLDX... configure: error: Package requirements (x11) were not met:
>>         No package 'x11' found
>>         Consider adjusting the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable if you
>>         installed software in a non-standard prefix.
> Since you're installing X outside of the default pkg-config path of
> /usr/share/pkg-config:/usr/lib/pkg-config, you have to set
> $ export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/opt/xorg/lib/pkgconfig
> That should find x11.pc in that directory. If you don't have that
> file, something's gone wrong earlier and you (at least) didn't install
> libX11. The environment settings are explained at the end of the
> introduction:
> --
> Dan

Another possibility is that he simply isn't installing the packages in 
the correct order.

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