Subject: Re: Unifying the handling for xsrc, XFree86, and freedesktop
To: None <>
From: Juan RP <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/05/2004 17:50:23
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On Thu, 5 Feb 2004 08:34:54 -0800 (PST)
"Jeremy C. Reed" <> wrote:

> I'd prefer that XFree86* packages install to X11BASE. But maybe some
> checks for current XFree86 installation can be done first and have some
> warning.

It's not possible, I was really happy with the previous scheme (installing
it without xpkgwedge and the default X11BASE). But it's not possible,
because it breaks the bulk builds.

> I can't see how they could be completely installed concurrently, except if
> XFree86-libs is installed to X11BASE and xlibs is installed to LOCALBASE
> (and LOCALBASE != X11BASE).

xlibs shouldn't have any conflict with the current XFree86 packages, they
are now installed into X11PREFIX/X11R6.

Juan RP <>

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