Problems compiling X11R7.1

Paul Vojta vojta at Math.Berkeley.EDU
Wed Aug 23 10:43:37 PDT 2006

On Wed, Aug 23, 2006 at 09:15:09AM +0300, Markku Tavasti wrote:
> I'm trying to compile latest release from tarballs. I got all
> packages from and*checkout*/xorg/util/modular/
> First problems was 'everything' directory. It is missing some files,
> at least libX11-X11R7.1-1.0.1.tar.bz2. Ok, got that. 
> Looks like there is still packages missing:
> checking for X11... configure: error: Package requirements (xextproto xtrans xau xcmiscproto bigreqsproto) were not met:
> No package 'xextproto' found
> No package 'xtrans' found
> No package 'xcmiscproto' found
> No package 'bigreqsproto' found
> I looked fron few other mirrors, and there was no such files under
> proto directory. For X11R7.0 there are. 

If the files are missing from X11R7.1, then you should use the X11R7.0

(Where is this documented?)

--Paul Vojta, vojta at

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