Subject: Re: xorg DMX extension
To: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/14/2005 18:39:45
On Thu, 14 Jul 2005, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:

> while working on GDM for DragonFly, I've run into the issue of
> xorg-lib not providing DMX by default. As a result, the DMX proxy of GDM
> is not build and the PLIST doesn't apply. From the private discussion
> with Thomas it seems that DMX it included by default in NetBSD's in-tree
> X, but it is disabled by default in pkgsrc for anything but Linux.
> My question is, whether this default should be changed to build at least
> the client side? I'd work on patches for that.

Yes. If native NetBSD provides it and it is provided for Linux in pkgsrc, 
then please provide patch(es) to enable it for all pkgsrc as appropriate.

Thanks for looking into this.

  Jeremy C. Reed

  	  	 	 BSD News, BSD tutorials, BSD links