Bug 172576 - Driver needs to be compiled to reflect new requirements of modular X
Summary: Driver needs to be compiled to reflect new requirements of modular X
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: synaptics   
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Version: rawhide
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OS: Linux
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Assignee: Paul Nasrat
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Reported: 2005-11-07 14:33 UTC by Ryan Skadberg
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-11-28 16:04:29 UTC
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Description Ryan Skadberg 2005-11-07 14:33:02 UTC
Synaptics hasn't been updated for modular X.  Getting this when updating:

Error: Missing Dependency: XFree86-libs is needed by package synaptics

Comment 1 Alexandre Oliva 2005-11-17 02:12:55 UTC
It gets worse: even if I link synaptics_drv.o into the dir where the new modular
X keeps its modules, X still refuses to load the module, so none of the
synaptics features work :-(

Comment 2 Bojan Smojver 2005-11-17 03:53:07 UTC
This is related to the fact that the paths of synaptics driver package are
wrong. Symlinking the driver to the new location of the input modules works
around the problem for me.

The package should be rebuilt with new paths.

Comment 3 Matthias Saou 2005-11-18 12:18:08 UTC
I took a look at this, and the included Makefile doesn't make it trivial to fix
cleanly. One could simply move back the built module to the new correct location
in %install, but the proper fix (in case some of the paths change again) would
be to use pkg-config to gather all the required information from inside the
Makefile itself.

Comment 4 Paul Nasrat 2005-11-28 16:03:08 UTC
This really needs to be addressed upstream, to allow the driver to build with
modular and non-modular X.

Comment 5 Paul Nasrat 2005-11-28 16:04:29 UTC
Should be fixed in synaptics-0.14.4-4

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