Subject: Re: X11 not building these days?
To: John Nemeth <>
From: Robert P. Thille <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/10/2007 15:25:38
John Nemeth wrote:
> } Where should I look for documentation detailing the X11_TYPE options?
>      I'm not sure where it is documented, but as others have mentioned,
> it is for pkgsrc. in base is being deprecated in favour of
> modular in pkgsrc.

That's helpful information (I'm setting up a new EPIA system to replace 
my Cobalt system on 3.99...)

>      This is covered reasonably well in the blog entry at
> .  I don't know where
> or if, official documentation is.

That looks really useful for getting X-org from pkgsrc running, but it 
doesn't really help me make the decision between x11 from the base 
system, or X-Org modular from pkgsrc.

Is X-org Modular stable enough these days?  For a bare-metal bring-up 
with Xorg, should I still build x11 using, but not install the 
sets, or not even bother?



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