Subject: Re: xorg-libs buildlink doesn't copy libraries [DragonFly]
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
From: Juan RP <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/24/2005 10:08:29
On Thu, 24 Mar 2005 09:59:46 +0100
"Julio M. Merino Vidal" <> wrote:

> No, I don't think so.  Doing that will probably hide real problems in
> the packages and will make them more difficult to track (although it
> may seem to "solve all the problems" at the first sight).
> IMO, the XOrg build (as well as the XFree86 one) should be tweaked so
> that it installed the same set of each files no matter in which system
> it was built.

> There might be problems with some system specific libraries, but that's
> fine.  These can go to PLIST.${OPSYS} files without much problem.
> What I'm referring to is to remove the different manual page extensions,
> different library suffixes, different location for stuff, etc.

You are right, but this is too much work. If anyone is brave enough
to work on it...