Subject: Re: About graphics/Mesa packages and XFree86
To: Jeremy C. Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?C=E9sar_Catri=E1n?= C. <email@example.com>
Date: 12/22/2004 17:30:18
On Mon, 20 Dec 2004 20:04:08 -0800 (PST)
"Jeremy C. Reed" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> You could probably set the variable:
> to use it.
> PREFER_NATIVE+=3D MesaLib
> to not use it.
> (I didn't check though.)
> > Are the pkgsrc Mesa libraries always used for all packages without
> > taking care of the installed XFree release?
> pkgsrc/graphics/MesaLib/builtin.mk attempts to figure this out.
> If I am reading it correctly, if the native (XFree86) version is good
> enough then it will be used instead.
Oh I see. The pkgsrc packages are installed by default instead of using the=
native ones. I guess there is no difference between them. And I suppose the=
pkgsrc packages are best mantained than the XFree86 ones. Please CMIIW.