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Re: pkg/38378: mesalib doesn't build on (some?) linux

On Mon, Apr 07, 2008 at 05:43:37AM +0000, David Holland wrote:
 >> The problem appears to be that work/.buildlink/lib/libX11* doesn't
 >> exist, although lots of other X libs are linked therein. (Same in
 >> work/.x11-buildlink/lib...)
 > This in turn seems to be because the x11-links built during bootstrap
 > didn't link it. Recompiling x11-links didn't help. Still no idea why.
 > Can try things out easily enough, though.

Ok, this is because the Linux machine has native, and in
x11-links, libX11 appears in files/xfree but not in files/xorg; it
only appears in files/xorg.libX11. But the latter is not used, because
the logic in mk/ never gets to x11/libX11/;
it goes only to x11-links's; that doesn't set
IS_BUILTIN.libX11; and thus, doesn't use files/xorg.libX11,
and libX11 doesn't get processed.

(And neither do assorted other X libs.)

It is not clear to me what ought to be done to correct this, but
hopefully someone will read this who knows how things ought to work.

David A. Holland

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