Subject: Re: zoularis && X11BASE
To: Johnny Lam <>
From: Grant Beattie <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/03/2001 17:18:43
On Fri, Nov 02, 2001 at 08:09:32PM -0800, Johnny Lam 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.

That helps I guess - I'd rather be able to have X stuff separate from
other package stuff, but that's better than putting them in
/usr/openwin! :)


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