Subject: Re: Why are packages ever installed to /usr/X11R6?
To: NetBSD Packages Technical Discussion List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Alistair Crooks <email@example.com>
Date: 01/21/2003 22:53:46
On Tue, Jan 21, 2003 at 04:34:33PM -0500, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> [ On Tuesday, January 21, 2003 at 11:21:06 (+0100), Alistair Crooks wrote: ]
> > Subject: Re: Why are packages ever installed to /usr/X11R6?
> > On Mon, Jan 20, 2003 at 07:02:55PM -0500, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> > >
> > > If you had actually bothered to read any of my posts you'd realize that
> > > it is entirely natural and normal to put X11 add-on packages in
> > > X11PREFIX by default, right where they belong.
> > That is merely your opinion, and is not shared by everyone. For instance,
> > I do not share it.
> Which part are you talking about?
"...it is entirely natural and normal to put X11 add-on packages in
X11PREFIX by default, right where they belong."
Which part did you think I was talking about?
> Remember I didn't say I _always_ agree with putting X11 add-ons in
> X11PREFIX either.
Right. So you're not arguing for it. You're not arguing against it.
You're just arguing.
> I'm just trying to point out that it is the default for pkgsrc and that
> there is a sound rationale for it too, regardless of what we each
> personally might prefer.
Actually, we were planning to change xpkgwedge to be the default for
pkgsrc, but I've been busy lately.