Subject: Re: Zoolib & NetBSD...
To: Thorbjorn Jemander <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 01/02/2001 14:52:29
On Tue, Jan 02, 2001 at 12:02:43PM +0000, Thorbjorn Jemander wrote:
> I'm not sure this is the right forum for this, if not
> please redirect me to a more appropriate one.
> I have tried to get zoolib (http://www.zoolib.org)
> to work under NetBSD, but encountered some problems:
> (Zoolib a crossplatform GUI-lib designed for Linux/X, Win,
> Mac and BeOS.)
> 1. The __unix__ flag doesn't seem to be defined in NetBSD, why?
Don't know; maybe because it's not part of any standart and deprecated ?
> 2. When I run both the demo-apps included, there's no contents
> in the windows (i.e. no buttons or text or anything, just
> "stale" framebuffer contents.). Could this be due to the
> "special" version of XFree86 that NetBSD has? How major
> (and which) are the changes from the main XFree86?
> A pointer will do.
I don't think the problem can be XFree. There's only minor changes from a
Do you have a app-default file installed in /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/app-defaults,
or a properly set XAPPLRESDIR ? I've seen some app behave this way when their
app-default file isn't installed.
> 3. The same question for the Pth-lib for NetBSD.
Same anserw :)
> 4. Who should I contact to get a package "officially" accepted
> under NetBSD?
You can discuss special issues in the tech-pkg mailing list, if any.
Then the best is to send your package with send-pr. This way it's recorded
in the gnats database and is easier to track.
Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. Manuel.Bouyer@lip6.fr