[Mplayer-users] Compile fails

Arpi arpi at thot.banki.hu
Wed Apr 11 18:31:24 CEST 2001


> > -lXxf86dga -lX11 -lXext -lXdpms   -lvgagl -lvga -Lencore -lencore -lpthread 
> > -lstdc++
> > /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lXdpms
> > collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> > make: *** [mplayer] Error 1
> > What's missing ?
> Xdpms ;) 
> but it compiles smoothly without it on my machine (remove -lXdpms).
> AFAIK dpms is  X Display Power Management Signaling and is used for
> for example blanking your monitor when idle. Great thing, now I'll be able
> to remove 2h blank timeout from X.
> is that correct?
Yes, it is.

But it's exists only for X 3.3.x series, for X 4.x it's built-in into Xext,
this is the reason of the above error. It's already fixed, ./configure will
detect it.

A'rpi / Astral & ESP-team

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