[PATCH 2/3] xorg-server.pc.in: Remove libpciaccess and pixman-1 from Requires

Julien Cristau jcristau at debian.org
Thu Sep 15 01:30:56 PDT 2011

On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 03:20:02 -0500, Jeremy Huddleston wrote:

> On Sep 15, 2011, at 2:58 AM, Julien Cristau wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 20:17:41 -0500, Jeremy Huddleston wrote:
> > 
> >> Every module building against xorg-server does not *Require* pixman nor
> >> libpciaccess.  If such modules need pixman or pciaccess, they should be
> >> depending on them directly rather than inheriting a dependency from
> >> xorg-server.
> >> 
> > The thing is, most video drivers *do* need pixman and pciaccess, and
> > inherit that dependency from the server (not to mention the fact that
> > the server tends to hide the use of pixman_* by its own macros so it's
> > not obvious where the dependency belongs).  Can we fix that first?
> Wouldn't it be nice if the servers that we cared about were in the xorg-server tree itself, so I could try building with these changes on a linux machine to see what broke.  Oh wait, if we had the drivers in the tree to begin with we wouldn't need to do that anyways...
> In all seriousness, yes.  This change is in xserver in this run on my tinderbox:
> http://tinderbox.x.org/builds/2011-09-15-0003
> I just kicked it off now, so hopefully it'll give us some idea of the impact in the morning and I can address that before this is pulled into the server.  Does this satisfy you enough for an Ack?
Not really, missing -lfoo won't result in build failures anyway.


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