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[Lcdproc] lcdproc on OSX presents random block characters (all on)

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  • From: moridin1138 at (brian jackson)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] lcdproc on OSX presents random block characters (all on)
  • Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2009 08:49:55 -0500

I can confirm that the mtxorb-backlight.diff patch was definitely
necessary in order to avoid the original symptoms.
I tried compiling with the proper make and without the patch and still
get the block characters.


On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 5:20 PM, Markus Dolze <bsdfan at>
> Hello Brian,
> does it now work with or without the backlight patch I sent to you?
> Markus
> brian jackson wrote:
>> Success!!
>> It looks like the problem was actually with 'make'. ?When I compiled
>> lcdproc, despite getting no errors with the powerpc version, it was
>> screwing things up just enough that lcdproc would run but with the
>> issues described above.
>> After manually downloading gnumake, compiling it, and using it to
>> compile lcdproc... everything works fine!
>> Strange too, as gnumake that came with the iPhone dev kit is the only
>> one installed previously....
>> Well, problem solved. ?Thanks for the help everyone!
>> -brian

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