Can't compile xorg-server. Posted here pending fixing my access to BLFS

Ralph Porter rportermail at
Fri Nov 14 12:54:32 PST 2008

On Nov 13, 2008, at 6:45 PM, Dan Nicholson wrote:

I recompiled as described below but still got the same error.

Looking at xorg-lib-compile.log there is

mkdir : cannont create directory '/usr/local/include/X11/Xtrans':  
permission denied.

Even if i log on as root it still denies

X11 is drwxr-xr-x

> I thought this got fixed, but it has to do with freetype macros that
> got removed. You'll have to rebuild libXfont, but there's an sed to
> change the macro to the standard isdigit. Look carefully in the build
> instructions.
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> Dan
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