Subject: Re: /usr/X11R6 symlink for modular-xorg
To: None <,>
From: Alan Barrett <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 12/05/2007 16:32:10
On Wed, 05 Dec 2007, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> > Where is it documented that I need to do anything to /usr/X11R6
> > when using modular xorg?
> Nowhere. I don't think it is required nor is that helpful.

Oh, OK.

> > * If it's possible to make the modular-xorg-* packages depend on
> >   something that refuses to install if the user hasn't fixed the
> >   symlink, that would be even better than a paragraph in a MESSAGE file
> >   (which scrolls past too fast for most people to read).
> Why? You can have both modular Xorg and xsrc installed at the same time.

That suggestion was based on the premise that the /usr/X11R6 symlink was
compulsory (but currently undocumented).  The suggestion doesn't make
sense if, as you say, the symlink is not required.

--apb (Alan Barrett)