Subject: Re: PLIST issues with xorg on Solaris
To: Neil Hoggarth <>
From: Raymond Meyer <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 09/02/2006 14:55:38
On Sat, 2 Sep 2006 14:48:12 +0100 (BST)
Neil Hoggarth <> wrote:

> On Sat, 2 Sep 2006, Raymond Meyer wrote:
> > SPARC Solaris or x86 Solaris? I was trying to build X11 on SPARC Solaris:
> SPARC. I wasn't looking to build a server - I just wondered if xorg-libs 
> might provide better compatibility with some pkgsrc packages than the 
> openwin libraries, since I assume that a NetBSD system would typically 
> use xorg or xfree86 and most packages would be developed/tested against 
> xorg/xfree.

This shouldn't be an issue, I think the X11 API should be the same. Also, I
think on SPARC Solaris, X11 libs under /usr/openwin will perform much better
than Xorg libs, mainly due to compiler and Sun specific optimisations.