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Last change on this file since be1cb17 was be1cb17, checked in by Bruce Dubbs <bdubbs@…>, 19 years ago

Update XFree86 module install instructions and general layout

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2<title>Command explanations</title>
4<para><userinput>WORLDOPTS="" make World 2&gt;&amp;1 | tee xfree-compile.log</userinput> :
5This command runs multiple makefiles to completely rebuild the system.
6WORLDOPTS="" disables the default setting to continue after encountering an error.
7<userinput>2&gt;&amp;1</userinput> redirects error messages to the same location
8as normal output. The <userinput>tee</userinput> command allows viewing of
9the output while logging the results to a file.</para>
11<note><para>When rebuilding XFree86, a separate command that may be used if only minor
12changes are made to the sources is <userinput>make
13Everything</userinput>. This does not automatically remove generated
14files and only rebuilds those files or programs that are out
15of date.</para></note>
17<para><userinput>ln -sf /usr/X11R6/bin /usr/bin/X11</userinput>,
18<userinput>ln -sf /usr/X11R6/lib/X11 /usr/lib/X11</userinput>, and
19<userinput>ln -sf /usr/X11R6/include/X11 /usr/include/X11</userinput> : These commands are present to enable other (broken) packages to build
20against XFree86. We do this even though the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
22"In general, software must not be installed or managed via the above
23symbolic links. They are intended for utilization by users only."</para>
25<para><userinput>make CC=/opt/gcc-2.95.3/bin/gcc -f Makefile.linux</userinput> : This builds the
26XFree86 compatible kernel modules using the same compiler used to compile
27the kernel.</para>
29<para><userinput>cp gamma.o radeon.o sis.o r128.o i810.o i830.o mga.o tdfx.o
30/lib/modules/`uname -r`/kernel/drivers/char/drm/</userinput> : Put the kernel
31modules where the kernel can find them.</para>
33<para><userinput>depmod -a</userinput> : Update the modules.dep file for module
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