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Re: lib/40346: libexpat should be in base.tgz

On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 05:05:04PM +0000, Quentin Garnier wrote:
>  > Machine: i386
>  > >Description:
>  >    libexpat should be in base.tgz. apache requires libexpat, and with
>  >    X11_TYPE=3Dnative (the default), pkgsrc libexpat won't be built.
>  I don't understand.  pkgsrc will build expat from pkgsrc if it's not in
>  base.  Are you really complaining about a bug or is expat just something
>  you think should always be in base?
>  The only trouble I see with the current setup is that if we provide
>  binary packages built with X11_TYPE=3Dnative, users will have to install
>  xbase to get libexpat for stuff that need it.  Is the bug you're
>  reporting?

As I understand it, yes. And it's annoying to gave to install xbase to
get things like e.g. apache running.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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