Wine without X? Failing in dlls/winex11.drv

Gerald Pfeifer gerald at
Sun Sep 19 15:23:04 CDT 2010

On Sun, 14 Feb 2010, James McKenzie wrote:
> Please take time to read through the remainder of the posts here, even
> though you've been here for a while.  It is NOT possible to build Wine
> without some sort of X on the build computer right now. 

Yep, I know.  Which is why I wondered that configure did not bail out
on my (the system in question was after an upgrade, and apparently
something had gone wrong there.  Which is why I asked here. ;-)

On Sun, 14 Feb 2010, Alexandre Julliard wrote:
> It's definitely supposed to fail in configure. That's handled by the
> standard autoconf built-in check for X. Please try to figure out why it
> doesn't catch that case.

I spent an hour or so back then, and again an hour today and could not
get this to reproduce.  Presumably it's some weird combination of things
that I had addressed and then failed to go back to.

So, the only outcome of this is the little formatting patch I just


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