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Re: xf86-video-ati vs. xf86-video-ati6

On Thu, Sep 05, 2013 at 10:23:58AM +0200, Jan Danielsson wrote:
> Hello,
> ------------------------
> ===> Install binary package of xf86-video-ati-7.1.0
> pkg_add: Package `xf86-video-ati-7.1.0' conflicts with
> `xf86-video-ati6-[0-9]*', and `xf86-video-ati6-6.14.6' is installed.
> pkg_add: Installed package `xf86-video-ati6-6.14.6' conflicts with
> `xf86-video-ati-[0-9]*' when trying to install `xf86-video-ati-7.1.0'.
> pkg_add: 1 package addition failed
> *** Error code 1
> ------------------------
>    Is there some reason it's even trying to build 7.1.0 on NetBSD?

You told it to?

>    I liked it better how it was before when they shared the same name;
> then one could simply built the ati6 version first, and then the version
> 7 would be silently ignored (when building the drivers meta package).

That's not stable, then it's random which you get.

>    Better yet, the drivers meta package shouldn't even be trying to use
> 7.1.0 on NetBSD.

I've changed the meta package to depend on the ati6 version on NetBSD.


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