Darwin/x86 issues?

2001-05-19
2001-05-21
  • Michael Smith

    Michael Smith - 2001-05-19

    Apologies for what may be a naive question; following the XonX build instructions on a fresh 1.3.1 installation does not result in any Xservers being built.  Before I get too involved in working out what's going on, I should ask whether this is meant to work in the first place.

    Regards,Mike

     
    • Torrey T. Lyons

      Torrey T. Lyons - 2001-05-21

      The top of the tree at XFree86 CVS does build and work on Darwin x86. There are however a few caveats. First you need to turn off the building of Quartz support since there isn't such a thing on pure Darwin (x86 or otherwise). The cool way to do this is to put a host.def file in xc/config/cf with the line:

      #define DarwinQuartzSupport NO

      The brute force way to do this is to just manually edit the appropriate line in xc/config/cf/darwin.cf.

      There has also been some discussion on the Darwin Development list that the CVS checkout of projects as big as XFree86 have sometimes been corrupted when checking out to a UFS volume. See the archives at http://darwinfo.org for more info.

      Assuming you get a clean copy of XFree86 and turn off Quartz support, you should be good to go.

       

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