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Old 02-15-2006, 08:40 AM   #1
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window maker "make" / "make install" problem

i decided to try out windowmkaer 0.92.9, after downloaded the tar and extracted, i ./configure, and after when i type
"make" or "make install" from the root or the user, it always ends up with the a few of the same error lines.
x86_specific.c: In function 'x86_mmx_TrueColor_32_to_16':
x86_specific.c:107: error: can't find a register in class 'GENERAL_REGS' while reloading 'asm'
make[2]: *** [x86_specific.lo] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/max/WindowMaker-0.92.0/wrlib'
make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/max/WindowMaker-0.92.0/wrlib'
make: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
i am sure someone you have seen this before, so what do i do?
Old 02-15-2006, 02:05 PM   #2
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Is windowmaker not available via yum? This would be a much easier way of installing it. Version 0.92.0 seems to be available in FC3.
Old 08-08-2007, 11:55 AM   #3
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The Gentoo bugzilla has a patchfile that solves the problem:


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