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Re: libgnomecanvas fails with X11_TYPE=modular??

On Wed, 14 May 2008 08:05:40 -0400
Greg Troxel <> wrote:

> Joerg Sonnenberger <> writes:
> > On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 09:03:15PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> >> Should I be deleting x11-links?  I can't build it with modular.
> >
> > Yes, x11-links is absolutely unused. Note that you can and will run
> > into issues with most packages that depended on it, as they hardcode a
> > bunch of flags and locations...
> So are you saying that building with X11_TYPE=modular is likely to lead
> to a lot of breakage?  I am finding breakage in gnome, and trying that
> because I had the impression that the netbsd-gnome people were all
> running modular.

This procedure should allow you to recover to a sane state:
1) Set rebuild=YES on all packages caught by:
cd /var/db/pkg; grep "blddep x11-links" */* | cut -d/ -f1 |sort -u
2) run pkg_rolling-replace -s

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