Xinerama and Xv, in the shared lib format are *NOT* needed. They are only used if present. Since Xinerama and Xv are built statics in the Xfree build by default, and we turned them on, since I needed them for an other port, and Ben build the KDE binaries from fink and the fink verion of Xfree, the only way to remove this depend from the binaires would be to install xfree-4.2-4 when building them, whith didn't have the shared versions of Xinerama and Xv in it. But since me and Ban have nuked our debs and src directory many times in this KDE project I doubt we have a copy laying around.
Obviously if we use Xfree-4.2-4 to build them and this will force KDE to use the static Xinerama and Xv, it will not hurt any system that has the shared version present. [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: >> I am fully with you on this. I stated similar concerns about this in >> the past but was overruled. In any case now it's not to late to undo >> this, if we can agree on it, even with relatively little pain. >> >> However, first we need to evaluate in how far shared libs of this are >> required for the correct working of KDE, and if they are required, >> why so, and what we can do to make KDE happy with static libs of >> them. One of those more directly involved into the KDE porting >> (Benjamin, etc.) should comment on this. > >Well, part of the problem is that I was not even aware of the issue until >all 300 meg of binaries had already been built, over the span of 2 days, >and there was no way in hell I was building everything again. =) > >Knowing that things have changed now, it is very likely that the KDE build >can be changed to use the non-dynamic versions of Xinerama and Xv... ¸.·´^`·.,][JFH][`·.,¸¸.·´][JFH][¸.·´^`·., Justin F. Hallett - Systems Analyst Phone: (780)-408-3094 Fax: (780)-454-3200 E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] .·´^`·.,][JFH][`·.,¸¸.·´][JFH][¸.·´^`·., _______________________________________________________________ Don't miss the 2002 Sprint PCS Application Developer's Conference August 25-28 in Las Vegas -- http://devcon.sprintpcs.com/adp/index.cfm _______________________________________________ Fink-devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/fink-devel