Subject: Re: converting a package to modular xorg
To: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 08/17/2007 14:11:52
On Fri, 17 Aug 2007 19:59:56 +0200
Joerg Sonnenberger <> wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 17, 2007 at 11:43:59AM -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> > What is the proper way to convert a package to modular xorg?  Doing
> > a pkg_comp build to convert some of my machines, I found three
> > packages that won't work with it: net/pload, net/mtr, and
> > x11/stalonesystray.
> All three are fixed. I would like to ask all developers to not commit
> ANY new code with includes of mk/ If you are not
> sure about the dependencies -- ask.
> I'll go over the list for at leat those packages that can be built on
> i386/current without pulling too much stuff in.
Thanks.  As for asking -- if I'd known it was an issue, I'd have asked
before committing the package...  The documentation in pkgsrc.txt
doesn't address this at all (I did check beforehand).

		--Steve Bellovin,