Subject: Re: libpng and company -> ${LOCALBASE}?!?
To: Greywolf <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/19/2001 14:39:16
On Mon, 19 Mar 2001, Greywolf wrote:

> Can some kind soul please explain to me why graphics libs and headers are
> being installed in ${LOCALBASE} instead of ${X11BASE}?

Maybe because "png" doesn't require X, and there are packages which
link against the library that don't require X either? (There are
converters like "gif2png", and print utilites like "ghostscript-nox11.)