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Re: [Axiom-developer] Ebuild underway - success

From: Andrey G. Grozin
Subject: Re: [Axiom-developer] Ebuild underway - success
Date: Fri, 24 Dec 2004 16:18:12 +0600 (NOVT)

On Thu, 23 Dec 2004, C Y wrote:
> > Also, the 'pop up a terminal and hang' issue seems to have something
> > to do with a race condition. Graphics works and it is running some
> > graphics input test file (likely wiggle.input). If the graphics
> > window does not start, say because you do not have xhost permission 
> > to open a window, then the build hangs.
> That's probably it.  This will most likely be a problem, because AFAIK
> there isn't any way to insist that emerge has access to an X server. 
> (In fact, in many situations it definitely won't.)  Is there a toggle
> that could be set to build the graphics, but not run the live test?
I very much second this request. In many cases (e.g., Debian with all its 
arcghitectures) package building will run in batch mode, an a compilation 
farm, which probably has no X running.


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