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From: Alan Mackenzie <acm@×××.de>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] no keyboard no mouse
Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2011 14:47:14
Message-Id: 20110624144224.GC7217@acm.acm
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] no keyboard no mouse by Adam Carter
1 Hi, Adam.
3 On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 10:07:02PM +1000, Adam Carter wrote:
4 > >> No you just need to rebuild it, so emerge xf86-input-evdev
6 > > This problem hit me too.  Can you give us an explanation for needing to
7 > > rebuild evdev?  Was there some missing dependency in an ebuild, or
8 > > something?
10 > If you update xorg (which OP didnt list, but a new version just went
11 > stable) you need to rebuild its drivers (unless they were
12 > automatically rebuilt due to version bump).
14 Hmm. Recompiling the same source code produces a different binary?
15 Presumably, it uses C macros in a .h file which is part of xorg. Or
16 something like that.
18 So evdev depends on xorg. Isn't there a way of expressing this in
19 evdev's ebuild? Something like the DEPEND variable?
21 --
22 Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).


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Re: [gentoo-user] no keyboard no mouse Alan McKinnon <alan.mckinnon@×××××.com>