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Old 7th May 2009
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Default Howto Compile in OpenBSD 4.5

I've installed 4.5 to an old Via C3 machine and want to compile the LXDE destop for the system. I have compiled software in Slackware but recently have been using *.SlackBuild build scripts. I looked in the OBSD FAQ and compile steps were mainly centered on the kernel and core apps.

My questions are
1) Do I need to add any additional packages/configurations to compile in OBSD?

2) Any ./configure conventions I need to be aware of in OBSD? I am assuming all builds go in /usr/local/.

3) I would like to try using OBSD build scripts. Is there a generic build script and where might it be found?


Thanks in advance

Last edited by shep; 7th May 2009 at 11:17 PM.
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