error: possibly undefined macro: AC_CHECK_FILE in doc/xorg-docs

Dennis Clarke dclarke at
Thu Aug 29 02:25:14 UTC 2019

On 8/28/19 6:10 PM, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> On 8/28/19 3:02 PM, Dennis Clarke wrote:
>> Found llvm-config '7.0.1' NO (needed >= 8.0.0 )
> I've not tried building Mesa with meson yet, but that reads like it only 
> found
> version 7 of LLVM, but needs at least version 8.  (Since Mesa implements 
> based compilers to build code to run on the various GPUs it supports, it's
> very closely tied to the version of LLVM needed to build with.)

Wow, that is a big problem.  There is no LLVM 8 in Debian Stable 
release.  I would hate to have to build that from source and then deal
with Xorg also.  However maybe that is the only way.

OKay, thank you for the help and I will look for a back-port perhaps or
maybe even face the sources.


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