[blfs-support] [lfs-support] BLFS-7.9. libfm and libfm-extra point to the same file

Pierre Labastie pierre.labastie at neuf.fr
Tue May 24 05:03:01 PDT 2016

Posting to BLFS-support also. On 24/05/2016 12:56, Michael D. L. wrote:
> On 05/24/2016 12:15 PM, Nagasayanam,V.S wrote:
>> Hi,
>> At present I am installing LFS-7.9. I have completed Seamonkry, pdf 
>> readers, window managers etc. At present, I am in the process of 
>> installing LXDE desktop. Bur libfm and libfm-extra point to the same 
>> file. Will you please clarify?
> Hi Naga,
> The difference is in the ./configure commands.
> As I see it, libfm-extra only installs the "extra" components of 
> libfm, wheras the libfm install the full libfm-package.
> In short - you only need to install libfm.

I think the last sentence above is not exactly true : the libfm-extra 
files are needed for the installation of menu-cache, which is itself 
required for building the remaining part of the library. So please, just 
follow the book.


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