Compiling mtr without GUI

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Tue Jan 16 00:45:22 UTC 2007

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From: applecom at
To: "Christian Baer" <christian.baer at>
Subject: Re: Compiling mtr without GUI
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2007 05:40:34 +0500

On Sat, 13 Jan 2007 19:03:11 +0500, Christian Baer
<christian.baer at> wrote:

> Somehow the mtr-port is bugging me a little. I want to install mtr on a
> machine with no keyboard and no monitor and thus no X - and I'd like to
> keep it that way. Since I couldn't find a package of mtr without the
> GUI, I guess, I'm stuck with the port.
> I've looked at the makefile and found the variable WITHOUT_X11. However,
> a 'make -D WITHOUT_X11' and a 'make WITHOUT_X11=1' both[1] result in  
> being downloaded and built. Now I am no real expert on makefiles but
> AFAIK in this case it shouldn't matter, what value WITHOUT_X11 has, as
> long as it is set at all.

What do you see after running make?
===>   mtr-nox11-0.72 depends on executable in : gmake - found
===>   mtr-0.72 depends on executable in : gmake - found

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