Xfbdev color problems due to endianess

Leon Ljunggren leon.ljunggren at gmail.com
Thu Sep 11 05:24:59 PDT 2008

On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 1:57 PM, Daniel Stone <daniel at fooishbar.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 01:45:25PM +0200, Leon Ljunggren wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 1:00 PM, Daniel Stone <daniel at fooishbar.org> wrote:
>> > On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 11:45:02AM +0200, Leon Ljunggren wrote:
>> >> I replaced fbFinishScreenInit with wfbFinishScreenInit (couldn't find
>> >> fbScreenInit, but from what I understand that function just calls
>> >> fbSetupScreen and fbFinishScreenInit while the wfb equivalent calls
>> >> fbSetupScreen and wfbFinishScreenInit), setup a skeleton
>> >> setupWrap/finishWrap (haven't quite understood what to do with these
>> >> yet) and added libwfb.la to the make file lib list. But when I try to
>> >> compile I get errors like:
>> >>
>> >> ../../../fb/.libs/libwfb.a(libwfb_la-fbscreen.o)(.text+0x304): In
>> >> function `wfbSetupScreen':
>> >> : undefined reference to `wfbInitializeColormap'
>> >> ../../../fb/.libs/libwfb.a(libwfb_la-fbscreen.o)(.text+0x30c): In
>> >> function `wfbSetupScreen':
>> >> : undefined reference to `wfbInstallColormap'
>> >>
>> >> As far as I understand they're supposed to be in libwfb.a?
>> >
>> > Right, so you need to change KDrive's Makefile.am to link wfb instead
>> > of fb.
>> But I thought I'd done that when I added $(top_builddir)/fb/libwfb.la
>> to the lib paths on the make files. I couldn't figure where to do in
>> in the Makefile.am, so I just modified the makefiles instead and used
>> regular make instead of configure.
>> Before I did this change I got an error complaining about undefined
>> reference to wfbFinishScreenInit, once the lib was added this error
>> went away but the other appeared, aren't they all in the libwfb.a lib?
> Provided it's in exactly the same position as libfb was, I guess.  The
> linker is quite picky.

It is, both libfb.a and libwfb.a is under xserver/fb/.libs and
libfb.la/libwfb.la are under xserver/fb. What I can't udnerstand is
why it finds the reference to wfbFinishScreenInit but not to the


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