Subject: PREFER_PKGSRC and buildlinking assuming that X11BASE is not pkgsrc?
To: None <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/10/2004 20:37:05
I set X11BASE as LOCALBASE. (I have a length email about this soon to

But some packages install correctly first time, but later -- using
buildlinking -- are skipped and not buildlinked when they should.

I believe this is caused by checking for files in X11BASE and then the
buildlink?.mk intelligence assumes that these files were not installed
using pkgsrc.

I have examples (and my workarounds) in my upcoming email with Subject:
"experiences with using xlibs (instead of x11-links) and X11BASE as

   Jeremy C. Reed