Subject: Re: Locations of some packages baffles me
To: Greywolf <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/28/2001 11:53:31
On Thu, 28 Jun 2001, Greywolf wrote:

> I'm curious as to why things such as, e.g., "aterm" and "communicator"
> get installed in $LOCALBASE instead of $X11BASE, especially considering
> that "aterm" lives in $PKGSRC/x11/aterm?!?
> If it's something that needs X11 libs to build and/or is designed to run
> on an X display, should it not live inside $X11BASE?

The last time this came up, we couldn't get any consensus. Maybe now
that xpkgwedge is apparently working, we can start moving X packages
to ${X11PREFIX}?