Subject: Re: xfce4 broken after the latest updates
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Simon Truss <email@example.com>
Date: 01/20/2007 14:56:44
Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 19, 2007 at 07:20:38PM +0000, Simon Truss wrote:
>> I had this the other day. The cause is /usr/X11R6/lib/libfontconfig is
>> being used instead of pkg/lib version. I patched the link in X11R6/lib
>> and it all works fine. You should see an error about missing fonts when
>> the window manager starts.
> What does "make show-var VARNAME=USE_BUILTIN.fontconfig" in the
> directory of the failing package or its toolkit give?
pkgcomp2006Q4.conf# cd /usr/pkgsrc/meta-pkgs/xfce4
pkgcomp2006Q4.conf# make show-var VARNAME=USE_BUILTIN.fontconfig
It is quite likely that I caused my own problems. The same day, I
updated my userland (netbsd-4 cvs), and could have clobbered things
then. Later when I upgraded my packages and started X would have been
the first I noticed.