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Re: x11 clashes of base and pkg [Was Re: Confusing versioning scheme of freetyp2?]

Mayuresh wrote:

> Co-existence of x11 base with pkg is really causing a lot of package
> builds to fail. The mk.conf setting of PREFER.*  pkgsrc hasn't solved
> the issue for me.
> I am not too keen to use pkg x11. I feel if NetBSD has taken pains to
> put x11 in the base, it should rather work smoothly with pkg, allowing
> overriding specific tools wherever base version gets older.

I think a better solution would be to exclude x11 from the base
completely; link all packages, that need x11 libraries, only against
those from pkgsrc, so you won't have the mixture.


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