should I buy cygwin CD to complie Xfree?
Mon Jul 3 07:42:00 GMT 2000
What are the exact problems?
Your previous post with build errors indicates you
had a lot of *c.a nd *cf files mixed from tar-balls
and CVS. The link time errors of -lipc not found
was due to olde Cygwin.rules file you were using with
new cygwin.cf. In the new code I disabled #define
Youc an edit cygwin.cf file and change #define HasShm
NO to YES. But you will need IPC from
cygutils.netpedia.net and install it in
/usr/lib. Also rename libcygipc.a to libipc.a. The
IPC headers from IPC from Chuck needs a little
hacking, otherwise you might get a lot of compilation
The XFree compiles without problems with
Cygwin Net release. Buying CD is your personal
I might start posting build log files.
--- lee changkun <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Dear Suhaib Siddiqi and others!
> I tried to compile Xfree with cygwin, i think i
> tried it more than 50 times.
> It is too diffidult for me. Is it possblie to
> compile it with cygwin and
> Xfree which i downloaded from ftp?
> Or should i need the cygwin-CD version, namely
> should i buy it for the
> building Xfree?
> Best Regards
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