Subject: Re: Choosing pkgsrc's version of freetype2 and friends over XFree's
To: Marc Recht <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
Date: 02/12/2004 11:44:51
On Thu, 12 Feb 2004, Marc Recht wrote:
> > But if X11BASE is LOCALBASE (such as when using xpkgwedge or setting
> > manually), there will be package/file conflicts with XFree86-libs package.
> I thought pkgsrc XFree version uses pkgsrc's Xft2/FreeType2/fontconfig..
> (Like FreeBSD's "port" does)
I shouldn't have chopped out the earlier line from previous posting:
> > > PREFER_PKGSRC= MesaLib freetype2 glu Xrender
The conflicts are with libGL* and render files. (I believe the
Xft2/FreeType2/fontconfig is fine.)
> > Maybe, it would be good to get XFree86 installed in the first place with
> > correct (good enough) libraries.
> The pkgsrc XFree86 should build against the pkgsrc fd.org libraries. Maybe
> we could re-use patches from FreeBSD'S ports ?
That might be a good start.
Jeremy C. Reed