xorg build

Ralph Porter rportermail at gmail.com
Sun Nov 9 13:33:51 PST 2008

Thanks guys...

I found the proto-7.2.wget file by poking around.

There is no additional files on this screen.  Maybe my browser is  
having issues?

On a mac with firefox.

On Nov 9, 2008, at 2:53 PM, DJ Lucas wrote:

> Ralph Porter wrote:
>> Ok, so disecting this command
> First, please do not top post.  Try to insert your comments at logical
> points in the quoted text of the previous message so that they have  
> some
> relation to the points presented.  Then, if necessary, try to trim
> anything that is no longer relevant to the conversation (though a  
> lot of
> us still fail at that ;-) ).
>> grep -v '^#' ../${section}-${version}.wget | wget -i- -c \
>>     -B http://xorg.freedesktop.org/releases/individual/${section}/
>> md5sum -c ../${section}-${version}.md5
>> says (if i read the man pages correctly) that ../proto77.2.wget  
>> should
>> contain a list of files that I want to wget?
> Yes.  Exactly.
>> the -i- looks like a typo, but not sure.
> No it is not a typo.  The -i denotes the file to read a list of  
> targets
> from.  The dash immediately following 'i' tells wget to read from  
> stdin
> (ie: the output of the grep command via the pipe (|) symbol).
>> OK, if im correct, then where is the list of files?
>> http://wiki.x.org/wiki/ModuleDescriptions
>> do i just cut and paste all files that have proto/* into the .wget  
>> file?
> NO!  That would be bad.  The list of files is contained in the
> proto-7.2.wget file. There is a link a little further up the page in  
> the
> 'Additional Files' section.  Right click on the proto-7.2.wget link  
> and
> save as proto-7.2.wget into the xc/ directory.  Run the commands as
> presented from the specified directory (in this case xc/proto/).
> -- DJ Lucas
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