Subject: Re: overrides for X11 and strange dependencies
To: Florian Heigl <>
From: Juan RP <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/21/2005 20:06:58
On Thu, 21 Apr 2005 18:02:04 +0000
Florian Heigl <> wrote:

> Now, I may understand groff is needed for the man page,
> but nonetheless I don't know if I should laugh or cry when
> I look through this list of depen-depen-depen-dependecies.
> I have some sgi systems I wanted to switch to pkgsrc to end
> up the dependency hell of the freebsd collection, so right now
> I'd very happy if someone told me I confused things that much
> and maybe even how to de-fuse them.

Can you try adding NO_X11=YES into textproc/groff's Makefile?
(before the include).

This should use the ghostscript package without X11 support
(enough for you?).