libgtop-1.0.13_5 broken on amd64 (XFree86-libraries error)
Joe Marcus Clarke
marcus at marcuscom.com
Sat Nov 29 15:32:04 PST 2003
On Sat, 2003-11-29 at 17:47, Eric Anholt wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-11-27 at 05:17, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > http://bento.freebsd.org/errorlogs/amd64-5-latest/libgtop-1.0.13_5.log
> > This looks like an XFree86-libraries error.
> Yes. XFree86 4.3.0 ships several important libraries static only (I've
> heard libXau and libxkb* are a problem for amd64, static libXfont and
> libXxf86dga are stupid in general, static libXxf86vm is bad for new
> libGL). In CVS they've made several of them shared, but not all from
> what I'm told. I'd been hoping AMD64 folks would patch
> XFree86-4-libraries appropriately (it sounds like some have already done
> it locally), but nobody has yet. I'm pretty busy with xserver stuff at
> the moment so I probably won't get to it.
> Most of the static libraries problems will go away once we move to
> freedesktop.org libraries and XFree86-4-libraries becomes much smaller.
That said libgtop is probably going away after the freeze anyway, and
shouldn't be considered that high of a priority.
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