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Last change on this file since c49d8f0 was c49d8f0, checked in by Bruce Dubbs <bdubbs@…>, 19 years ago

Tweaks to XFree86 DRI and other minor issues

git-svn-id: svn:// af4574ff-66df-0310-9fd7-8a98e5e911e0

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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
20commands are present to enable other (broken) packages to build
21against XFree86. We do this even though the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
23"In general, software must not be installed or managed via the above
24symbolic links. They are intended for utilization by users only."</para>
26<para><userinput>make CC=/opt/gcc-2.95.3/bin/gcc -f Makefile.linux</userinput> : This builds the
27XFree86 compatible kernel modules using the same compiler used to compile
28the kernel.</para>
30<para><userinput>cp gamma.o radeon.o sis.o r128.o i810.o i830.o mga.o tdfx.o
31/lib/modules/`uname -r`/kernel/drivers/char/drm/</userinput> : Put the kernel
32module(s) where the kernel can find them. You only need to copy the driver you
33need to support your video card.</para>
35<para><userinput>depmod -a</userinput> : Update the modules.dep file for module
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