Building X11R7.1

Danny Rawlins d.rawlins at
Wed Sep 13 18:02:25 UTC 2006

Theres a ML for crux 64? Hmm I should sign up, i don't have a 64 bit CPU
just yet but I will eventually.

lucas at wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 12, 2006 at 12:02:13PM +1000, Darran Kartaschew wrote:
>> Hi Guys,
>> I'm currently reinstalling CRUX (due to a HDD failure), and decided to
>> try out Danm's v2.2 AMD64 test build.
>> Being one for trying new stuff, I've successfully installed the latest
>> kernel revision and have decided to try out X11R7.1 from (If I
>> stuff it up, nothing's lost due to being a clean install).
>> Anyway, I'm only getting about 90% the way through the install, with an
>> error on xkbcomp causing a floating point exception when rebuilding the
>> keyboard template files?
>> I've googled quite a bit and haven't come across anyone else with the
>> same error. That leads me to believe that it may be distro related,
>> rather than a bug in X (but if it's s bug, does anyone have a patch?).
>> Or could it be related to GCC 4.0.3? (I know there are issues with
>> Mozilla and gcc4.0.3).
>> So if anyone has successfully built X11R7.1 on CRUX v2.2 (AMD64) using
>> gcc 4.0.3, can you please let me know how and what you did? 
>> If an upgrade to gcc 4.1.x is required, some pointers on the best way to
>> update it would be appreciated.
>> I'm trying to install straight from the bz2 tarballs (using that script
>> provided), and have read through the README several times... (I don't
>> have an active internet connection at home, and the firewall at work
>> currently blocks git:// so can't get the absolutely bleeding edge
>> source).
>> Cheers, Darran
>> PS. I do realise that Dan's build of CRUX v2.2 (AMD64) is considered a
>> test version and the build/project is effectively dead... 
>> PPS. A copy of this email has been sent to the crux64 ml, but don't know
>> how many people still sunscribe to it...
> I'm been using danm's crux64 and x11r7 for a while now, I didn't
> encounter any problems (short of having to modify a few ports that were
> written with x11r6 in mind), and that is with gcc 4.0.3.
> Perhaps you could post the log for the build. More than 2 eyes are
> better than 2...or something.

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