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This used to be the place where I wrote stuff I was thinking about while working on the Mozilla project.

Maybe in the near future I'll start to update it again as I'm involved in a couple of new open-source projects - updates pending...

Couldn't find X11/extensions/XDamage.h which is required for composite plugins

GStreamerPosted by Mike Kristoffersen 20 Mar, 2009 13:29:46
So getting the mozconfig file right, I now faced the next problem:

checking for X11/extensions/XDamage.h... no
configure: error: Couldn't find X11/extensions/XDamage.h which is required for composite plugins.


hmm... could this be from adding the gstreamer lib? - An initial google search didn't give much hint's except there seems to be a libxdamage package.. hmm... wonder what a:

[sbox-CHINOOK-ARMEL-2007: ~/mozilla-central] > apt-cache search xdamage

will do... a number of packages called something with libxdamage, I start to see a pattern here :) - lets try to install it:

[...: ~/mozilla-central] > apt-get install libxdamage-dev

Yep, that was it - wonder if the next error has the same solution, first the error is:

configure: error: Could not find the following X libraries: -lXComposite

Search for the lib:

[...: ~/mozilla-central] > apt-cache search lXComposite

How about:

[...: ~/mozilla-central] > apt-cache search XComposite

Yep, we got a hit ! - I misinterpreted the error message, the -l is probably an option meaning library, hence the "l" is not part of the library name - lets install it, and move along:

[...: ~/mozilla-central] > apt-get install libxcomposite-dev

Problem solved [2-0] to me :) - next problem is an:

mmap: Permission denied

Where did I see this one before....

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