Subject: Re: converting a package to modular xorg
To: Joerg Sonnenberger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 08/17/2007 14:11:52
On Fri, 17 Aug 2007 19:59:56 +0200
Joerg Sonnenberger <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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/x11.buildlink3.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, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb