Subject: Re: X apps cannot find app-defaults
To: None <>
From: Soren Jacobsen <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/16/2004 17:53:54
On 04/16 14:50, Chuck Cranor wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 16, 2004 at 11:37:47AM -0700, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> > pkg_info -D xpkgwedge
> > (I don't know about this myself, but maybe that explains it.)
> it says I have to manually set XAPPLRESDIR in some system files 
> to make it work, and sure enough it does.
> but, that's a really terrible interface!   i didn't even ask
> for xpkgwedge to install itself, pkgsrc did it own its own.
> and that message was long gone from my xterm by the time xmmix
> finished installing.
> you guys need to find a way to make this work automatically,
> otherwise it is going to confuse a lot of people because the
> application's don't totally break, but they don't look right
> either.

Automatically?  Ergh.  What I can offer, however, is automatic mailing of
messages.  If PKGSRC_MESSAGE_RECIPIENTS is set, the specified user(s) will
be mailed a copy of the MESSAGE files.  A while ago, I wanted to set
PKGSRC_MESSAGE_RECIPIENTS to root by default, but there was some