I gave up on my X package, and downloaded source files for X-4.2.0. So much
is broken in my own X. I had suffered with rpms, and seen too many suffer
with precompiled binaries to do anything but a source build.
<make World >& world.log> craps out thusly after 5 seconds:
./config/imake/imake -I./config/cf -s ./config/makedepend/Makefile.proto -f
./config/makedepend/Imakefile -DTOPDIR=../.. -DCURDIR=./config/makedepend
cd ./config/makedepend && rm -f -r Makefile Makefile.dep makedepend *.o
cd ./config/makedepend && make -f Makefile.proto bootstrap
make: Entering directory `/usr/src/xc/config/makedepend'
Makefile.proto:1072: *** missing `endef', unterminated `define'. Stop.
make: Leaving directory `/usr/src/xc/config/makedepend'
make: *** [depend.bootstrap] Error 2
then I read (INSTALL_X.org, section 3.6.2) GNU that:
Use of the GNU BinUtils assembler, as, and linker, ld, is not supported
-- period! If you have them installed on your system you must rename or
remove them for the duration of the R6.6 build. (You can restore them
What the (expletive deleted) DO I use?
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