Subject: Re: modular-xorg-server vs xsrc clients+libraries
To: None <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 08/25/2007 02:37:55
On Fri, Aug 24, 2007 at 03:52:21PM +0200, Geert Hendrickx wrote:
> I understand that, but I first want to verify that my hardware works (better)
> with modular-xorg-server before rebuilding everything.  Since X was designed
> such that server and client/libraries are independent, it should be possible
> somehow.  In the worst case I'll build and install modular-xorg-server with a
> different PREFIX and PKG_DBDIR and keep my current PREFIX as is.

Since lib/* from each package have different API versions, I
was able to install them concurrently with a PKG_DBDIR hack and it worked.

But with modular-xorg-server I wasn't able to get my binary mga_hal driver
to work, whereas it works ~fine with the xsrc provided server.