[mythtv] /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lXext

Mark Spieth mark at dclabs.com.au
Mon Apr 10 20:20:41 UTC 2006

> SC> On Friday 07 April 2006 19:51, Frank Lautenbach wrote:
>>> yes I know this is already explained in the troubleshooting section of
>>> the mythtv build howto. But : I can't find the XFree-devel
>>> package for Fedora Core 4 anywhere! Seems to me that this package is
>>> deprecated? Has it been replaced by xorg-x11-devel (which is installed
>>> on my machine) ?
>>> What can I do? Thanks for your help!
> SC> Not sure why you're getting that on fedora, but on suse linux 10.0 I 
> had the
> SC> same problem.
> SC> Adding LIBS *= -L/usr/X11R6/lib to the settings.pro file seemed to 
> sort it
> SC> out.
> Hi Simon,
> that works for me! Many thanks!
> Development team : Does it make sense to add this line on default?
it should be in /etc/ld.so.conf
then run ldconfig
if its not then your FC4 is broken.

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