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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 Feb 3, 8:13am, David Brownlee wrote:
} On 13 September 2011 13:31, David Brownlee <abs%netbsd.org@localhost> wrote:
} > On 13 September 2011 13:29, Marc Balmer <mbalmer%netbsd.org@localhost>
} >> Am 13.09.11 14:23, schrieb David Brownlee:
} >>> On 13 September 2011 13:01, Jukka Ruohonen <jruohonen%iki.fi@localhost>
} >>>> 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 compi=
} >>>> against native X.org? 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! =C2=A0Does that mean that packages that use X11 that I bu=
} >> 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.
X11 on NetBSD-4 is very old. You can only build basic apps
against it. If you try to build anything even remotely fancy, it will
probably fail. I think NetBSD-4 should probably be switched to
}-- End of excerpt from David Brownlee
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