[blfs-support] libxcb 1.0 bug with dependencies xcb-proto

DJ Lucas dj at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Feb 1 02:08:59 PST 2012


On 02/01/2012 04:05 AM, Simon Geard wrote:
> On Wed, 2012-02-01 at 09:26 +0000, Firerat wrote:
>> On 1 February 2012 08:54, Dmitry Blum<DezmonT at gmx.com>  wrote:
>>> X86
>>> LFS 6.8
>>> BLFS 6.3
>>> X`s prefix - /usr
>> /usr?
>> or /usr/X11 ?
>>
>> you are better off having X in its own subdir and not 'mixed in' with
>> the rest of /usr
>
> Why do you say that? Unless it's part of your package management
> strategy, putting everything in /usr is the least painful approach,
> avoiding the usual problems with $PATH, $PKG_CONFIG_PATH, etc.
>
> Simon.
>

Yes, using alternate paths is a PITA. While X isn't really horrible, I 
still do it for the book on my dev VMs, but on my daily system I use 
/usr. Perhaps I should make that more clear in the book?

-- DJ Lucas




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