Subject: Re: buildlink-x11 vs. imake
To: Matthias Buelow <>
From: Johnny C. Lam <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 01/06/2002 01:27:03
On Sun, Jan 06, 2002 at 01:04:32AM +0100, Matthias Buelow wrote:
> ===> xrn-9.01 uses imake, but the buildlink-x11 package was found.
> ===>     Please deinstall it (pkg_delete buildlink-x11).
> (recent pkgsrc, on 1.5.2, in <pkgsrc>/news/xrn obviously)
> I understand that buildlink-x11 is some kind of meta-package
> that some packages depend on.  However, as a pkgsrc end-user I don't
> really want to care about what it does.  Does the above mean that
> when installing various X11 packages from pkgsrc, I alternatingly
> have to deinstall "buildlink-x11" manually for some packages to
> build correctly, while it then gets sucked in as a dependency by
> others?  That would be rather annoying, imho.

The buildlink-x11 package is not used anymore.  The message is a reminder
from pkgsrc to deinstall it as it will likely confuse current pkgsrc builds.


	-- Johnny Lam <>