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bug #45599: Xaw frontend build failure in OS X

Submitted by:  Carlos Sánchez de La Lama <csanchez>
Submitted on:  Wed 22 Jul 2015 07:19:43 AM UTC  
 
Category:  XBoard (X11) Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  Installation/Configuration/Packaging Status:  None
Assigned to:  None Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  None

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Fri 24 Jul 2015 12:26:43 PM UTC, comment #1:

Seems related to Xorg bug #1625.
https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1625

The fix for that bug included X11/keysymdef.h inside X11/Xutil.h. X11 version on my iBook G4 (rather old, in fact) is older than that and does not include it.

OTOH, according to Xlib documentation, they are independent header files, so I guess it is safer to include both on sources using XK_* symbols.
http://www.x.org/releases/X11R7.7/doc/libX11/libX11/libX11.html#Standard_Header_Files

Carlos Sánchez de La Lama <csanchez>
Wed 22 Jul 2015 07:19:43 AM UTC, original submission:

Xboard build process failed during in Xaw/xboard.c, due to XK_Meta_L symbol not being defined (along with many other XK_* symbols).

Seems X11/keysym.h (which in turn includes X11/keysymdef.h) was missing. I do not know if it gets included by some other header in other platforms, but in my OS X (powerpc-apple-darwin8.11.0) it did not.

Attached patch fixes the problem.

Carlos Sánchez de La Lama <csanchez>

 

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file #34483:  xboard-4.8.0.patch added by csanchez (360B - text/x-diff - Patch to enable build in OS X)

 

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