Migrating to X.org with portupgrade

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Tue Aug 17 23:26:25 PDT 2004

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On Wed, 18 Aug 2004 14:22, kstewart wrote:
> > Not really sure what you mean by "added statically".
> > The x.org libraries _should_ be called pretty much the same as the XFree
> > ones (and indeed some of them HAVE to).
> Static means they are included when you link. Most libraries are loaded
> dynamic so that you change the library and the next time you execute, you
> get the latest version. With static you have to re-link the programs that
> use the library.

In general X applications are linked dynamically..
(I am not aware of any statically linked ones)

> > Strange..
> > Works fine here with KDE 3.2.3.
> Go into the Control Center > Regional & accessibility > Keyboard layouts 
> and see if you have anything. Mine is empty.

Yep, it's empty.
Maybe it needs an extension in the X server..?

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