Installing Xorg 7.0.0 from tarballs
barry.scott at onelan.co.uk
Mon Jul 24 04:17:28 PDT 2006
Andrew Haninger wrote:
> On 7/23/06, Felix Kühling <fxkuehl at gmx.de> wrote:
>> The installation destination is determined by the
>> prefix parameter you passed to the build script.
> Okay. This is kind of what I figured but I thought that either
> symlinking or copying the directories into the /usr/X11R6 directory
> would suffice.
> I'll rerun the script with a different destination (/usr/X11R6) and
> see how that goes.
If you already have X11 installed then you have to have the build overwrite
the existing installation. Otherwise later steps in the build use the
files. Personally I install a clean build machine without X11 and build
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