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

Jeremy Huddleston jeremyhu at apple.com
Thu Sep 15 02:30:15 PDT 2011

>>>> 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.

Right, but I can do some ldd/nm magic after the build to create a list.

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