Subject: Re: zoularis && X11BASE
To: Grant Beattie <>
From: Johnny Lam <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/02/2001 20:09:32
On Sat, Nov 03, 2001 at 02:36:10PM +1100, Grant Beattie wrote:
> Is there a way to have X11 stuff installed into somewhere other than
> ${X11BASE}?
> currently my ${X11BASE} points to /usr/openwin, but I would like
> binaries and other X stuff installed elsewhere.
> I suppose this also applies to pkgsrc on NetBSD. Having packages
> install stuff in ${X11BASE} is non-optimal in some situations.

On NetBSD (and Linux, I believe), you can install pkgtools/xpkgwedge to
make all the packages install under ${LOCALBASE}.  It currently doesn't
work on Solaris, but one of my current projects is getting xpkgwedge to
work on Solaris.


	-- Johnny Lam <>