Subject: Re: x11-links for native X.org?
To: None <tech-pkg@NetBSD.org>
From: Bernd Ernesti <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/09/2005 08:33:57
On Thu, Jul 07, 2005 at 01:57:04PM -0700, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> On Thu, 7 Jul 2005, Johnny C. Lam wrote:
> >In any case, all of this should just be trashed, and native XFree86 and
> >X.org installations should eventually be made to use the buildlink3.mk
> >files from XFree86-libs and xorg-libs.
> pkgtools/x11-links/files/xfree says "The files listed below are the union
> of the sets of files installed by the supported XFree distributions ...".
> Does this mean that this list includes some files from older XFree
> distributions? (I didn't notice though.)
Yes, it contains entries from older XFree distributions.
Just take a look at the libraries in the xfree file, e.g.
Btw, what are these *.dylib files?
> If that is the case, maybe using buildlink3.mk files from XFree86-libs may
> be too strict for native XFree86. But probably those old files would not
> matter anyways.
It will, you can't use pkgsrc anymore with older NetBSD version which have
an older XFree86 version.
And there are people who don't use the pkgsrc XFree86-libs at all or use
cvs versions of XFree86.