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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] libXmu-dev and libxtst-dev
Date Thu, 25 Jan 2007 15:45:19 GMT

On Jan 25, 2007, at 10:33 AM, Mark Hindess wrote:

>
> On 25 January 2007 at 10:12, "Geir Magnusson Jr." <geir@pobox.com>  
> wrote:
>>
>> I recently started working again in ubuntu5 in parallels on the mac
>> for real (tired of carrying the ubuntu laptop around too...), and I
>> noticed that to get awt tests to run, I needed to install both  
>> libxmu-
>> dev and libxtst-dev, even though the non-dev versions were around.
>>
>> Why do we need the -dev versions of these?
>>
>> And is this documented?  I looked at the getting started docs and
>> other things, and couldn't find anything.
>
> The awt code attempts to load the unversioned, libXmu.so, rather than
> the versioned, libXmu.so.6 (for X11R6).  Debian-based distributions
> don't include these unversioned files in their non-dev packages.
>
> I think we decided that we should attempt to load the known-good
> versioned .so files first and if that fails try to load the  
> unversioned
> .so.

Meaning "we have a plan, but not implemented"?  If so, can you point  
me where to fix this?

geir

>
> Regards,
>  Mark.
>
>


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