Subject: Re: mksandbox and X11
To: James K. Lowden <>
From: Urban Boquist <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/02/2003 10:51:43
>>>>> James K Lowden writes:

James> The package I'm trying to build is editors/manedit, a GTK
James> package that obviously needs X.  The GTK+ package tries to
James> install itself to /usr/X11R6 and fails of course, preventing
James> the build.

You can install pkgsrc/pkgtools/xpkgwedge first, it makes all packages
install into /usr/pkg, including X stuff. With that it works just fine
to build in a sandbox with read-only /usr/X11R6.

Kind regards,

        -- Urban