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Re: pixman and x11-links

On Sat, Feb 28, 2009 at 11:11:55PM +0100, Quentin Garnier wrote:
> It does accept both.  The problem here is that the version of x11-links
> measures its global knowledge of X11 installations, but in its installed
> form, it matches the knowledge it has of the base system at the time it
> was built.  That means a change in your system will make a built (or
> installed) x11-links obsolete, but that doesn't mean the global
> knowledge changed.  So there is no real way to trigger a rebuild from
> pkgsrc.
> Looking at what you send, I see that you do "make update", but as I
> said, x11-links hasn't changed, so the version in WORKDIR seems up to
> date as far as pkgsrc is concerned.  If you look closely, you'll notice
> x11-links is not being rebuilt.  So the exact same version as before is
> being installed, and pkg_admin does notice what is wrong there, because
> the target missing was on the system when x11-links was built, but it's
> not there anymore.

Thank you for the explanation!



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