: Could any kind soul out there tell me how to build X11R6 step by step.
: Please forgive me a stupid guy.
You are not very precice!
I assume you mean building for Linux/i86.
Building X11R6 with static libraries should be straightforward (but
not recommended), once you have modified some .cf file since
shared libs are the default.
For the shared libs you need the jump.* files. I wonder why they
aren't supplied by the X-Contribution because this would enforce
binary compatibility and make life more easy. (Otherwise support for
shared libs in excellent in the config files).
I don't know if the jump.* files are available from the slackware-sources
but you can create them if you follow the instructions of the
documentation in tools-2.16.tar.gz (should be available at your
If there is some demand i'd like to contribute these files.
I'm not very precice too, but I wanted to provide some quick hints.
Technical University of Vienna, Austria
Department of Computer Graphics