Improving Xorg

Daniel Stone daniel at
Sat Jul 1 03:17:49 PDT 2006

On Fri, Jun 30, 2006 at 02:48:33PM -0700, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> I have a single checkout of cvs/git sources and use lndir to make links to
> it from directories in which I build 32-bit & 64-bit on both SPARC & x86/x64
> for Solaris, and even gcc vs. Sun compilers.

autotools supports srcdir != builddir, so you can do something like
mkdir obj-amd64
cd obj-amd64
../configure --prefix=/usr etc
sudo make install
cd ..
dchroot -c dapper-i386
mkdir obj-i386
cd obj-i386
../configure --prefix=/usr etc
sudo make install


> I also use a hacked to skip the install of any file name ending
> in .la.

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