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

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Thu Nov 13 16:45:32 PST 2008


On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 4:36 PM, Ralph Porter <rportermail at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello folks,
>
> I've went through this a couple of times, checking the dependancies
> and all.
>
> Here is the config i used.
>
> ./configure $XORG_CONFIG --with-module-dir=$XORG_PREFIX/lib/X11/
> modules --with-xkb-output=/var/lib/xkb --enable-install-setuid --
> disable-glx --disable-dri --disable-xprint
>
> It cranked along with no issues.
>
> the make ran a long time and ended like this.
>
> /usr/local/lib/libXfont.so: undefined reference to `ft_isdigit'
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> make[4]: *** [Xorg] Error 1
> make[4]: Leaving directory `/sources/xc/xorg-server-1.2.0/hw/xfree86'
> make[3]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
> make[3]: Leaving directory `/sources/xc/xorg-server-1.2.0/hw/xfree86'
> make[2]: *** [all] Error 2
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/sources/xc/xorg-server-1.2.0/hw/xfree86'
> make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/sources/xc/xorg-server-1.2.0/hw'
> make: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
>
> not good i guess, but where do i go from here?

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.

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/x/x7lib.html

--
Dan



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