jhbuild using a git branch

Posted by Benjamin Close on January 29, 2009 under FreeDesktop | 3 Comments to Read

Recently I’ve been playing around with jhbuild. I wanted to jhbuild to use a custom branch from a git repo I’ve setup.  Sadly the documentation on how to do this is a little lacking. Added to the fact that the jhbuild code drops an argument and there’s a lot of fun at work. The solution, [..more..]

jhbuild just won’t build! (aka Include path madness)

Posted by Benjamin Close on November 18, 2008 under FreeDesktop, OpenSource, Programming, UniSA | Read the First Comment

I’ve been recently trying to work out why jhbuild fails to build xorg on my FreeBSD box. Traditionally I compile to /usr/local/ however after wanting to experiment with MPX I’ve set things up so that I compile to /usr/local/MPX Sadly this kept breaking in xorg/lib/libX11 with the error: