Building XFree86

David Dawes

25 June 1999

This document describes how to build XFree86 from the source distribution. It covers building from the full source distribution as well as from the cut-down source distribution available for building only the X servers. It is designed to be used in conjunction with the OS-specific README files.

1. Building XFree86 From a Source Distribution

1.1. How to get the XFree86 3.3.4 source
1.2. Configuring the source before building
1.3. Building and installing the distribution

2. Reconfiguring the server (source distribution)

3. Reconfiguring the server (binary distribution)