Subject: Re: gtk+ being installed in /usr/X11R6 under current pkgsrc
To: Alistair Crooks <>
From: Olaf Seibert <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/12/2003 00:50:38
On Fri 17 Jan 2003 at 11:37:22 +0100, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 17, 2003 at 11:24:56AM +0100, Olaf Seibert wrote:
> > On Fri 17 Jan 2003 at 14:11:44 +1100, grant beattie wrote:
> > > As someone else suggested, use xpkgwedge if you want to modify this
> > > behavior.
> > 
> > Ok, yes, but as I understand one has to use xpkgwedge from the
> > beginning, otherwise building new packages depending on old ones gets
> > confused about their location? Or is this (no longer) true?
> I don't think this has ever been true - it's the reason we go to so
> much trouble to use EVAL_PREFIX.
> If you do find a situation where this isn't true, please let us
> know with a PR.

I installed xpkgwedge, and after that gtk programs failed to compile,
because their include files were not found anymore by the buildlinking
process. I de-installed it again, then thankfully it worked again.

This rather paniced me (until I remembered installing xpkgwedge). So it
turned out to be exactly like I seemed to remember.

> Thanks,
> Alistair
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