[Buildroot] tinyx in buildroot

Kuten Ivan ivan.kuten at promwad.com
Thu Oct 4 11:45:10 UTC 2007

saravanan wrote:
> hi,
>     i had  cross compiled buildroot with tinyX support for my MIPS developement board.now i need a windows manager to be ported. i tried compiling matchbox with tinyX,but i was not successfull. the following is the error i got:
> /home/linuxau1200/oldbuildroot/buildingnew/buildroot/build_mipsel/xc-011010/exports/lib  -lX11 -lXext      -L/usr/local/lib -L/usr/X11R6/lib -lXcursor -lXrender -lX11
> /home/linuxau1200/oldbuildroot/buildingnew/buildroot/build_mipsel/staging_dir/lib/gcc/mipsel-linux-uclibc/3.4.2/../../../../mipsel-linux-uclibc/bin/ld: skipping incompatible /usr/X11R6/lib/libXcursor.so when searching for -lXcursor
> /home/linuxau1200/oldbuildroot/buildingnew/buildroot/build_mipsel/staging_dir/lib/gcc/mipsel-linux-uclibc/3.4.2/../../../../mipsel-linux-uclibc/bin/ld: skipping incompatible /usr/X11R6/lib/libXcursor.a when searching for -lXcursor
> /home/linuxau1200/oldbuildroot/buildingnew/buildroot/build_mipsel/staging_dir/lib/gcc/mipsel-linux-uclibc/3.4.2/../../../../mipsel-linux-uclibc/bin/ld: cannot find -lXcursor
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> make[2]: *** [matchbox-window-manager] Error 1
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/linuxau1200/matchbox/matchbox-window-manager-1.2/src'
> make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/linuxau1200/matchbox/matchbox-window-manager-1.2'
> make: *** [all] Error 2
> linux:/home/linuxau1200/matchbox/matchbox-window-manager-1.2 #                 .
> it links to the libXcursor library of the host system(x86 processor). i searched in the tinyX compiled package and could not find any library like this.
> can anyone provide me any solutions or suggestions for this ?
> thanks in advance,
> saravanan.

AFAIK, all x11/xorg/tinyX stuff is very experimental - and do not
compile without hand-work tweaks.

Best regards,

> Embedded Linux engineer,
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