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Re: pkg/43550: x11/Xfixes configure fails on MacOS X 10.4.11 (PPC)
The following reply was made to PR pkg/43550; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-pbugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/43550: x11/Xfixes configure fails on MacOS X 10.4.11 (PPC)
Date: Wed, 7 Jul 2010 04:42:23 +0000
On Tue, Jul 06, 2010 at 03:50:05AM +0000, John D. Baker wrote:
>> My guess is that 10.4 is old enough that stuff like this just isn't
>> going to work with native X and you may want to just switch to pkgsrc
>> X. :-/
> This is an interesting prospect. I've pondered this myself, but only
> recently have come into a spare machine with which to experiement on a
> major subsystem like this.
> I wonder if anyone else has built modular-xorg-*, etc. for MacOS X? I
> did build X(Free86) 4.4 on 10.1.5 a long time ago and it mostly worked.
I certainly haven't, but I'd expect at least the client libraries and
most applications to build and work ok (modulo the usual portability
issues with MacOS) -- the server might or might not, though.
David A. Holland
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