Subject: Re: libXrender broken also.[SEC = UNCLASSIFIED]
To: Paul (NCC/CS.) <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
Date: 08/27/2007 09:09:50
On Mon, 27 Aug 2007, Paul (NCC/CS.) wrote:
> but as for -lpopt, JC Reed seems to think that I have to have
> X11=modular for this?
> which I still don't understand.
Sorry. I never replied to your "cannot find -lpopt". I never said that.
As for your libXrender: it uses pkg-config .pc files but your native X11
doesn't seem to provide them. It is not your fault. Nobody has volunteered
to write or improve builtin.mk files to help this.
That's why I hinted that we need to have a more clear error message about
Or another idea is to force "modular" if you are trying to build a modular
package -- or have a PKG_FAIL_REASON saying that "modular" X11_TYPE is
But that is not good for those who do have native X11 that is good enough
(i.e. it provides the .pc files).