[Comm-en] Compiling from source - X headers

Michael Shigorin mike at osdn.org.ua
Tue May 25 14:24:38 MSD 2004

On Tue, May 25, 2004 at 02:15:46PM +0400, Richard Hainsworth wrote:
> I have Compact distro
> I want to use software available in source form (cgoban-1.9.12.tar.gz)
> After downloading gcc using aptget, dearchiving and using the configure
> macro, I get the following:
> checking for X... no
> *** Sorry, configure cannot find your X includes and libraries.
> ***  Compiling cannot continue until this is fixed
> *** If you know where X11 is installed, try
> *** ./configure --x-includes=<DIR> --x-libraries=<DIR>
> I tried ./configure --x-includes=/usr/X11R6/include
> --x-libraries=/usr/X11R6/lib
> The configure worked, but make failed as it required X11 headers
> Xlib.h, Xutil.h, keysym.h 
> So where do I find these headers?

In XFree86-devel package.

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