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Re: pkg/37671: x11/xf86-input-keyboard has function names clashes with xorg server
The following reply was made to PR pkg/37671; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Anthony Mallet <anthony.mallet%useless-ficus.net@localhost>
Cc: pkg-manager%netbsd.org@localhost, gnats-admin%netbsd.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: pkg/37671: x11/xf86-input-keyboard has function names clashes
with xorg server
Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2008 01:29:04 +0100
Jeremy C. Reed writes:
| These types of things need to be reported to and fixed by the upstream,
Of course, I just thought that you could be more efficient than me in
contacting the people from Xorg, because they probably trust you better
And also more efficient in fixing this in pkgsrc quickly.
And also this could benefit other pkgsrc users.
I am a pkgsrc user and as such, I am facing right now the problem with
pkgsrc. But I can understand that you are not interrested in such trivial
| And what defines your pkgxf86OSKbdPreInit if hurd, lnx (linux), sco, or
| sun are used instead of bsd?
My patch is only a quick workaround for bsd. I don't know the right
solution, probably the (old?) function should be removed from xorg
But it's only a matter of function name, not code. The name is
conflicting with xorg one's, which is dandling there probably since
pre-modularization. That's true for hurd, lnx, sco and sun also.
Probably no-one tried to change these functions in the kbd modular driver
since xorg modularization?
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