Subject: Re: pkg/12870: Too many versions of Xaw cause widespread pkg conflicts
To: Thor Simon <>
From: Bill Squier <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 05/08/2001 16:25:19
On Tue, May 08, 2001 at 11:30:16AM -0400, Thor Simon wrote:
> >Fix:
>    It's ugly, but we probably need to change the shlib name for each of
>    these nonstandard libXaw implementations so that it's unique.  This
>    would mean whacking every package that wants the shlib to be called
>    libXaw, but... what else could we do (perhaps convert all packages
>    that use Xaw3d to use Xaw-Xpm?  This would significantly change their
>    look-and-feel, AFAICT)?

How about placing the different libraries in different subdirectories?
Then you just need to construct the appropriate -L/-Wl,R arguments (which
we do already).

Bill Squier (                

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