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Re: lib/40346: libexpat should be in base.tgz
On Sat, Jan 24, 2009 at 10:15:03AM +0000, Alan Barrett wrote:
> Yes, there really should be a way to have apache work on a server that
> does not have any X11 installation at all. I hope that an apache binary
> package built without X11_TYPE=native will correctly depend on an expat
> However, if you install somebody else's binary packages that were built
> with X11_TYPE=native, then it seems pretty obvious and unsurprising
> that the packages won't work if you don't actually have a native X11
> environment. Don't install other people's binary packages if you don't
> have a compatible system.
This logic is somewhat flawed, because (1) apache doesn't use X11 and
so the setting of X11_TYPE shouldn't be meaningful, and (2) you can't
set X11_TYPE to "none" anyway.
FWIW, I think if we're going to carry expat around anyway we may as
well have it in base.
David A. Holland
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