XFree86 problems

Edgar Alwers edgaralwers at gmx.de
Mon Aug 12 11:21:39 PDT 2002


Hi, 

I am new to this list, so I apologize, if I am dealing with a very old issue 
or I don't know where to look in archives etc.

I installed succesfully linux from the scratch version 3.3. Then, I started 
building and installing XFree86 according to the hint from Sergey Ostrovsky. 
The make World process went OK, not so the make install one. I got the 
following install protocol:

quote
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make -f xmakefile install
make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/lfs-packages-3.3/xc'
installing in ./include...
make[2]: Entering directory `/usr/src/lfs-packages-3.3/xc/include'
.........
1800 lines cutted
.........

installing in programs/xclipboard...
make[3]: Entering directory `/usr/src/lfs-packages-3.3/xc/programs/xclipboard'
install -c   xclipboard /usr/X11R6/bin/xclipboard
install -c   xcutsel /usr/X11R6/bin/xcutsel
install -c -m 0444 XClipboard.ad /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/app-defaults/XClipboard
install in programs/xclipboard done
make[3]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/lfs-packages-3.3/xc/programs/xclipboard'
installing in programs/xclock...
make[3]: Entering directory `/usr/src/lfs-packages-3.3/xc/programs/xclock'
gcc -O2 -fno-strength-reduce -pipe -ldl -Wall     -I../.. 
-I../../exports/include  -Dlinux -D__i386__ -D_POSIX_C_SOURCE=199309L 
-D_POSIX_SOURCE -D_XOPEN_SOURCE -D_BSD_SOURCE -D_SVID_SOURCE  -D_GNU_SOURCE   
 -DFUNCPROTO=15 -DNARROWPROTO      -c -o Clock.o Clock.c
In file included from Clock.c:50:
ClockP.h:92: field `otm' has incomplete type
make[3]: *** [Clock.o] Error 1
make[3]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/lfs-packages-3.3/xc/programs/xclock'
make[2]: *** [install] Error 2
make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/lfs-packages-3.3/xc/programs'
make[1]: *** [install] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/lfs-packages-3.3/xc'
make: *** [install] Error 2
-----------------------------------------------------
unquote.

Can someone help me with this ? How can "make World" be successfull and then 
the install process run into an "incomplete" type of Clock.c50 ? I have no 
idea how and where to continue. Any hints ?
Thanks in advance,
Edgar


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