Subject: Re: Notes on IRIX build of firefox, thunderbird and gimp2
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
From: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Staffan_Thom=E9n?= <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/17/2004 20:21:14
Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> On Sun, 17 Oct 2004 18:35:57 +0300
> Staffan Thomén <> wrote:
>>Secondly, fam is native on IRIX, so it's rather useless to build it (it 
>>even won't build, not finding -lstdlibc++ or somesuch) 
> So it should be fixed...

  [patch snipped]

> This patch is wrong.  Packages that can be overriden by system software have
> to provide a '' file and not mess with this stuff in
> Maybe you can adapt one of the multiple instances of this file in pkgsrc
> instead?

Jan Schaumann wrote:
 > I see that you submitted PR 27264 on this.  Could you append your
 > patch and the additional info to that PR?

That PR was rather premature, and it seems I can't even get it right the 
second time around, sorry for the noise.

I'll have to read up on and how to make pkgsrc pass along the 
extra lib required to link with the native fam properly.


Staffan Thomen