SUMMARY: Configuring Imake for CDE and Motif?

From: Peter L. Buschman (
Date: Wed Jan 22 1997 - 03:33:03 CST

Wow! First responses were in within 15 minutes, and they keep coming!
This list is fantastic!

Thanks to the following people for their help:

Brett Lymn <>

>Just a slight correction - it's X-consortiums Imake utility not
>Sun's!!! What you need to edit is the site.def file which configures
>the site dependent parameters for Imake. The imake config files live
>under /usr/openwin/lib/config - have a look through the template files
>for what you want to change and override it in the site.def. Hacking
>directly on the template files is strongly discouraged and the mark of
>a imake newbie ;-)

Andrey A. Perminov <>

Andrey included a uuencoded tar file containing the contents of his
/usr/openwin/lib/config directory. These worked flawlessly on my Sparc5
using Solaris2.5.1. Many thanks to him for that.

Rachel Polanskis <>

>it's very simple...
>You need to patch the openwin/config directory with some patches available
>I assume you want to use gcc - if so, the patches are included
>to make gcc the default compiler, and the sun compiler is supported also.
>It took me about an hour to do the first machine, carefully following the
>directions, and the next machines I did took considerably less time.
>The patches fixed all kinds of brokeness with Imake on Solaris 2.5.x and 2.4

Peter L. Buschman                   "Any sufficiently advanced technology
System Administrator / Insomniac     is indistinguishable from a rigged  
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