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Old 09-03-2003, 04:23 AM   #1
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RH9 & Fluxbox (from sources)

Hi. I'm trying to install fluxbox from sources, cause i'd like to try the brand new one, not the old from rpm.

But, when i run ./configure, i've got 2 problems.

The first one : several warnings like this one :

checking sys/wait.h presence... yes
configure: WARNING: sys/wait.h: present but cannot be compiled
configure: WARNING: sys/wait.h: check for missing prerequisite headers?
configure: WARNING: sys/wait.h: proceeding with the preprocessor's result
configure: WARNING: ## ------------------------------------ ##
configure: WARNING: ## Report this to ##
configure: WARNING: ## ------------------------------------ ##
checking for sys/wait.h... yes

The second one : a fatal error :

checking for IceConnectionNumber in -lICE... no
checking for XOpenDisplay in -lX11... no
configure: error: Could not find XOpenDisplay in -lX11.

Then it returns to shell.

I have XFree86-devel and XFree86-libs, and XFree86-libs-data libraries installed.

$ rpm -q XFree86-devel
$ rpm -q XFree86-libs
$ rpm -q XFree86-libs-data

My glibc is also up to date..

$ rpm -q glibc

I've try to ask on irc, fluxbox mailing list, googling, for several days but no results..

I hope someone can help me.

Old 09-03-2003, 09:55 PM   #2
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XOpenDisplay is defined in /usr/X11R6/include/X11/Xlib.h ... so while running the configure script your probably going to have to be more specfic when running it and define where your includes and libs are located...
it will be ran like so:
./configure --x-includes=DIR --x-libraries=DIR
DIR = where they are located...


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