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

The following reply was made to PR lib/40346; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Manuel Bouyer <>
Subject: Re: lib/40346: libexpat should be in base.tgz
Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2009 20:09:41 +0100

 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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