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Re: To build X sources, or not to build X sources

Chris Ross <> schrieb:
>    Myself, I've been of the habit of installing xbase on all systems,  
> just to have the few clients I need to, say, run "resize" and various  
> other things.  I can't remember the last time I actually invoked a  
> true X client on my servers, though, so I've come to wonder, is there  
> really any point in continueing to build all of the X packages?

Then why not use modular Xorg from pkgsrc? That would certainly
save you lots of build time, as it would only pull in the libraries
your favourite clients depend on.
This can be done by setting X11_TYPE to "modular" in /etc/mk.conf.

Dennis den Brok

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