Subject: Re: Unifying the handling for xsrc, XFree86, and freedesktop
To: Juan RP <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Marc Recht <email@example.com>
Date: 02/05/2004 20:14:55
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> But still can't understand why we shouldn't use xlibs from freedesktop
It would be nice to have the choice, though.
> Because one time you have already installed xlibs from freedesktop, what
> about X11 server? do we need to install XFree86-server? it sucks.
Choice is good..
> Shouldn't we wait for a full release of X11 from freedesktop (clients,
> I think that's the better way IMHO.
IMHO the user has the right to shoot himself in the food. So, if the user=20
decides to rather install an incomplete(?) distribution of X11 (fdo.org)=20
he/her should be able to do so. But, IMHO most of the fdo.org stuff should=20
remain in pkgsrc-wip until it's (more) finished.
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