Subject: Re: PR 7649 (gtk.m4 installed into wrong place)
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Johnny C. Lam <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/12/1999 20:40:50
It would be much cooler to patch autoconf to pass additional -Idir
flags to gm4. I'd rather not use symlinks from /usr/X11R6 to
/usr/pkg, since it's still possible that in the future we may allow
installation of X11 packages outside the X11R6 tree, and your PLIST
modification would break.
-- Johnny C. Lam <email@example.com>
Department of Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University
> I was bitten by this many times in the past, and finally found
> the reason. I just would like to
> NetBSD pkgsrc/x11/gtk installs gtk.m4, which is a macro file to be
> used with automake, into /usr/X11R6/share/aclocal not
> Many third-party automake input file (configure.in) refers to
> AM_PATH_GTK macro in gtk.m4, and aclocal fails to find gtk.m4 and
> automake fials.
> Is it okay, if we add "@exec ln -s" clause into
> pkgsrc/x11/gtk/pkg/PLIST? This is the easiest workaround.