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Re: Changing default X11_TYPE from native to modular for some platforms (Was: What platforms work with X11_TYPE=native)

On 13 September 2011 13:31, David Brownlee <> wrote:
> On 13 September 2011 13:29, Marc Balmer <> wrote:
>> Am 13.09.11 14:23, schrieb David Brownlee:
>>> On 13 September 2011 13:01, Jukka Ruohonen <> 
>>> wrote:
>>>> On Sat, Sep 10, 2011 at 05:30:02PM +0100, David Brownlee wrote:
>>>>> Changed - older versions switched from native to modular
>>>>> - NetBSD - native for NetBSD-4 and later
>>>> Does this mean that I can no longer use binary packages that are compiled
>>>> against native If so, please fix that first.
>>> You can absolutely continue to use existing binary packages. What has
>>> changed is any new source builds will build against modular X11 libs &
>>> dependencies.
>> Wait a moment!  Does that mean that packages that use X11 that I build
>> on my own machines will no longer use native X?
> If you use NetBSD-4 or earlier, and do not set X11_TYPE, yes.
> This does not affect NetBSD-5 or later,

Correction - the initial change is very conservative any affects <
NetBSD-4, though I'd still like to hear from people building X11 apps
from pkgsrc on NetBSD-4 to see if that default should also be switched
to modular.

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