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Bug 293495

Summary: x11-libs/libX11-1.3.2 fails to build without x11-libs/libXext
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: Francesco Cusolito <mous16_info>
Component: [OLD] LibraryAssignee: Gentoo X packagers <x11>
Status: RESOLVED NEEDINFO    
Severity: normal    
Priority: High    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: x86   
OS: Linux   
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Description Francesco Cusolito 2009-11-17 12:29:16 UTC
x11-libs/libX11-1.3.2 needs x11-libs/libXext at build time or the build will fail with

gs: error while loading shared libraries: libXext.so.6: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

This should be a problem in dependencies

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Clean the system from xorg-server
2. Try to emerge libX11

Actual Results:  
Building libX11 fails with error

gs: error while loading shared libraries: libXext.so.6: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

Expected Results:  
libX11 should compile correctly.

manually emerging libXext (i've tried with libXext-1.1.1) before try to emerge libX11 make the things going right
Comment 1 RĂ©mi Cardona gentoo-dev 2009-11-17 22:12:22 UTC
libX11's doc building is somewhat automagic. Please move "gs" away from /usr/bin (or wherever it is) to /root and try rebuilding libX11 again.

Thanks
Comment 2 Bjoern Rennhak 2009-12-01 14:57:42 UTC
Comment #1 didn't work for me. A USE="-doc" did though.

echo "x11-libs/libX11 -doc" >> /etc/portage/package.use

Cheers