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FS#67150 - [boinc] does not build with screensaver support

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Alex (dowsonwave) - Monday, 29 June 2020, 22:41 GMT
Last edited by freswa (frederik) - Monday, 29 June 2020, 22:49 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages
Status Assigned
Assigned To Felix Yan (felixonmars)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No


Boinc's built-in screensaver utility (boincscr) does not appear to be built into the boinc package available on the community repo. If I try to run the boincscr command on a system with community/boinc installed it just outputs "command not found". I previously raised it here (sorry I'm a bit late of the bug report).

In the forum thread one of the replies mentions the libxcb and xcb-util packages as make dependencies for the boincscr utility. Without them boincscr isn't built but it doesn't fail.

After building the pkgbuild on my own system using "pkgbase=boinc makepkg -sri" I was able to use the boincscr command which suggests that there is a build issue.

I did capture the build log and it does have two checks for XCB and XCBATOM. I've attached it to this task.
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