Subject: Re: mksandbox and X11
To: None <>
From: James K. Lowden <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/03/2003 00:22:38
On Wed, 2 Apr 2003 10:51:43 +0200, Urban Boquist <> wrote:
> >>>>> 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.

Tack så mycket, Urban.  That did the trick.  

Now that I have experience with it, maybe I'll try submitting a patch to
Packages.txt that describes mksandbox.