build problem with --enable-install-libxf86config

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at
Thu Dec 16 13:49:34 PST 2010

Simon Thum wrote:
> On 12/16/2010 10:09 PM, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
>> Simon Thum wrote:
>>> Hi List,
>>> on my gentoo box I have a server build which fails (using the live xorg
>>> ebuilds). The ebuild invokes:
>>> ./configure (lots) --enable-install-libxf86config (lots more)
>>> My (separate) dev builds didn't fail. So I applied the above command
>>> line to my dev tree and, viola, the exact same error occurred:
>>> make[4]: Entering directory `/usr/src/xorg/tree/xserver/hw/xfree86/parser'
>>> make[4]: *** No rule to make target `/os/xprintf.c', needed by
>>> `libxf86config_a-xprintf.o'.  Stop.
>> Oh!  Is that what is about?
>> I didn't realize that was a mistake in my asprintf patches - sorry.
>> Does fixing the capitalization in as the bug suggests solve it?
> Nope. I did distclean, configure & make in between - should that not
> suffice please try for yourself.

You would have to run automake or to regenerate the from   I'll try later when I get some time to poke at it.

	-Alan Coopersmith-        alan.coopersmith at
	 Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System

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