Subject: Re: gphoto2: conflict aalib vs. aalib-x11
To: Rene Hexel <>
From: Alistair Crooks <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/18/2002 13:42:22
On Thu, Jul 18, 2002 at 07:50:36AM +1000, Rene Hexel wrote:
> Berndt Josef Wulf wrote:
> >The alternative is to have aalib probe for X11 and autoconfigure
> >itself to either include or exclude X11 support.
> >
> > Any comments?
>   I believe the way to go is to merge aalib-x11/ into
> aalib/  They are basically the same, so all that needs
> changing is the dependency in the new, unified aalib/ to:
> BUILDLINK_DEPENDS.aalib?= aalib{,-x11}>=
>   Then aalib-x11/ can be retired. This way, packages
> only have to include aalib/ for either aalib or aalib-x11.
> Packages that depend on a specific (X11 or non-X11) version can override
> this dependency.

I suggest you look at PR 16354 and the following discussion.