Subject: Re: getting x11
To: Greywolf <>
From: Jachym Holecek <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/14/2004 00:34:57
> [Thus spake James Chacon ("JC: ") 3:17pm...]
> JC: > I'm perfectly content to leave the base placement of stuff alone -- i.e.
> JC: > I don't want everything in /bin, or /usr/lib -> /libraries or any other
> JC: > such silliness.  Deciding where I was going to put X, however, was
> JC: > always a stickingpoint.
> JC:
> JC: Then build from xsrc directly and customize to your hearts content.
> ...of course, pointing one to X11ROOT in the *.mk files would have been
> the polite thing to do instead of pretending such a parameter didn't
> exist.


The fact that doesn't allow you to change it might be a good
indication that it's a "you're on your own" kind of variable...

		-- Jachym Holecek