xorg-server-1.6.3 " No package 'xfont' found"

Jim McConville jhmc at xmission.com
Mon Oct 12 08:27:46 PDT 2009


On Saturday 10 October 2009 12:45, Michael wrote:
> Am Samstag, 10. Oktober 2009 18:18:30 schrieb Jim McConville:
> > Ref. BLFS svn 20091008
> >        Chapter 23. X Window System Environment
> >        xorg-server-1.6.3
> >
> > While compiling xorg-server-1.6.3  executing the installation commands:
> > 	./configure $XORG_CONFIG
> > 	   --with-module-dir=$XORG_PREFIX/lib/X11/modules \
> > 	   --with-xkb-output=/var/lib/xkb \
> > 	   --enable-install-setuid &&
> > 	make
> >
> > I have encountered the following termination:
> >
> > "checking for XSERVERCFLAGS... configure: error: Package requirements
> > (randrproto >= 1.2.99.1 renderproto >= 0.9.3 fixesproto >= 4.0
> > damageproto
> >
> >  >= 1.1 xcmiscproto xextproto >= 7.0.3 xproto >= 7.0.13 xtrans >=
> >
> > 1.2.2bigreqsproto resourceproto fontsproto inputproto >= 1.5 kbproto >=
> >  1.0.3 videoproto compositeproto >= 0.4 scrnsaverproto >= 1.1
> > resourceproto xineramaproto xkbfile xfont xau fontenc pixman-1 >= 0.13.2
> > hal dbus-1 xdmcp openssl) were not met:
> >
> > No package 'xfont' found
> >
> > Consider adjusting the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable if you
> > installed software in a non-standard prefix."
>
> Seems you're missing the package libXfont-1.3.3.tar.bz2
I was also missing libfontenc-1.0.5.tar.bz2
After installing these two libraries xorg-server-1.6.3 compiled successfully.
Thanks,Jim McConville

> > The font-7.4.wget file does not list a 'libXfont" source.  I suspect that
> >  the Xorg-7.4 has incorporated the "xfonts-*" into some X11 libraries but
> >  the Makefile does not reflect the change. Any advice in persuing and
> >  resolving this compile problem  would be appreciated.
> >
> >
> > Jim McConville
> > jhmc at xmission.com
>
> Greetings Michael
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