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Old 12-12-2008, 03:43 AM   #1
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Cool Installing libX11.a library in Red Hat linux


Dear All

I am interested to install libX11.a library in my workstation which has Red Hat Linux system. I am wondering if an one can answer my following questions:
Where can I find and download this library (libX11.a) from internet?
Where can I install it in my workstation?
Is there procedures for installing and compiling this library in my system?

I do appreciate your help

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Jaafar
 
Old 12-12-2008, 04:45 AM   #2
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The library you want is included in the xorg-x11-devel package. So use your package manager and install it from your installation cds.

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Old 12-12-2008, 05:34 AM   #3
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I did an advanced search at rpmsearch and it suggested this.
For Red Hat 9 you need XFree86-devel-4.3.0-2
There were no hits with Red Hat EL
 
Old 12-12-2008, 01:30 PM   #4
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This
http://forums.fedoraforum.org/archiv.../t-108049.html
suggests to rebuild the libX11-1.x.x-x.src.rpm (rpmbuild)
with libX11.a

or to use updated code, not linking against libX11.a

and explains why libX11.a is not included in RH any more.
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