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maxwas
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 20, 2005 8:03 pm    Post subject: problems installing xorg /*solved*/ Reply with quote

hi everyone,

i have just tried to install xorg-x11, not long into the installation it stopped with this error:
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i686-pc-linux-gnu/bin/ld: cannot find -lfl
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
make[4]: *** [pswrap] Error 1
make[4]: Leaving directory '/var/tmp/portage/xorg-x11-6.8.2-r1/work/xc/config/pswrap'
make[3]: *** [../../config/pswrap/pswrap] Error 2
make[3]: Leaving directory '/var/tmp/portage/xorg-x11-6.8.2-r1/work/xc/lib/dps'
make[2]: ***[includes] Error 2
make[2]: Leaving directory '/var/tmp/portage/xorg-x11-6.8.2-r1/work/xc/lib'
make[1]: ***[includes] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory '/var/tmp/portage/xorg-x11-6.8.2-r1/work/xc/'
make: *** [world] Error 2


any suggestions?

many thanks

david


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 20, 2005 8:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Do you have sys-devel/flex installed? Which is what it is failing to find iirc.
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 20, 2005 8:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

thx for that tihkal

i dont have flex installed.

is there anything else i need before i continue?

david
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 20, 2005 8:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Portage _should_ take care of dependancies. However, try it and see what happens. At worst you'll just have found what else you need to fix :-)
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 20, 2005 10:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

great!

thats what it was - no flex

x now installed and working a treat.

thx again

david
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2005 5:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Moved from Desktop Environments to Duplicate Threads in favour of https://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-295915.html
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