Subject: Re: Bug/feature in buildlink2
To: None <>
From: Alan Post <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/18/2002 11:17:47
In article <>, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 11, 2002 at 05:18:41PM +0100, Julien Letessier wrote:
>> Hi list,
>> I seem to have stumbled upon a bug/feature in buildlink2: you cant have 
>> ${LOCALBASE} == ${X11BASE}.
>> The reason is that else, buildlink2 puts all its links into 
>> ${WRKDIR}/.buildlink-x11/ -- then everything that should be in 
>> ${WRKDIR}/.buildlink/ can't be found (e.g. by 'configure' scripts).
>> This is very infortunate, as I wanted to try to install everything 
>> under the same /usr/pkg hierarchy, including my 'xfree' pkgsrc package 
>> (for Solaris). Is there a reason not to allow this? Is this a bug in 
>> pkgsrc? What am I going to eat this evening? So many unaswered 
>> questions...
> The usual way of putting all packages under ${LOCALBASE}, even those
> which want to put themselves in the X11 hierarchy, is to use the
> xpkgwedge package.


Any chance of xpkgwedge coming to solaris any time soon?