Re: Xi Library

From: Paul Schmidt (
Date: Sat Jan 25 2003 - 09:31:07 EST

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    On January 23, 2003 05:12 pm, you wrote:
    > On Thu, 2003-01-23 at 19:52, Paul Schmidt wrote:
    > > I am running Mandrake 8.1 and since there is no Abiword RPM specifically
    > > for this version I decided to build from sources. Downloaded the sources
    > > for 1.00.3 and began the compile, it dies on the linking step looking for
    > > the Xi library which is not installed. Anyone know what this library is,
    > > and where I could get a copy of this library. I like what I have seen of
    > > Abiword, but the version that shiipped with Mandrake 8.1 was slightly
    > > buggy....
    > Try XFree86-devel; it's a while since I've run Mandrake but I'm fairly sure
    > that's where libXi used to live.

    Actually as John suggested it's XFree86-devel-static, but some of these names
    can get quite ridiculous. Now that the Xi library exists the compile worked
    fine, and I now have a running 1.0.3, I'm happy for a while, except for one
    other thing, which I'll deal with as another thread.

    Thanks again


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