Subject: Re: Bug/feature in buildlink2
To: Alistair Crooks <>
From: Julien Letessier <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/18/2002 20:28:25
On Wednesday, Dec 18, 2002, at 11:34 Europe/Paris, Alistair Crooks 

>> 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.

... which is not supposed to work on Solaris. See my next post for my 
current solution to the X-packages-inside-LOCALBASE problem.

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