Problems installing Xaw3d?

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at
Wed Nov 2 14:23:46 PST 2005

On Thursday,  3 November 2005 at  0:59:53 +0900, MANTANI Nobutaka wrote:
> Hello,
> At Tue, 1 Nov 2005 18:00:27 +1030,
> Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
>> I've just tried several times to install emacs on a freshly installed
>> 7.0 box (Dell Inspiron 6000 FWIW).  The Emacs installation fails
>> consistently with the following messages:
>>    ===>   emacs-21.3_8 depends on shared library: Xaw3d.8 - not found
>> Obviously something needs to be done.  I'd be happy to enter a PR, but
>> I'm not sure which package is to blame.
> It seems that imake-4 (part of XFree86) is installed on your system.
> Shared library version of libXaw is defined in /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/config/X11.tmpl.
> X11.tmpl is installed by imake-4 or imake-6. Please confirm output of the
> following command.
>> grep "#define SharedXawRev" /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/config/X11.tmpl
> If imake-6 is installed, the output should be "#define SharedXawRev 8.0".
> If the output is "#define SharedXawRev 7.0", you should uninstall imake-4
> and install imake-6.

Unfortunately, I've completely reinstalled the latest version of xorg
(and it works), so I can't do any more testing.

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