Subject: Re: Xorg 6.9/7.0
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/01/2006 20:56:34
On Sun, 1 Jan 2006, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> "modular" as in that every library or program that conforms X.Org
> is now in its own distfile, all autoconf-ized (a la GNOME).  (I don't
> know the granularity of the packages, though.)

I.e. instead of having a per-OS config file, we have to run configure for 
each program now? (heavens...)

> I think we'll eventually have to switch.  And IMHO, the resulting
> packages will be better than the current situation of patches for
> imake files and inconsistent installations between pkgsrc-supported
> OSes.

No idea. It sounds messy at least... (but then I'm just a conservative old 
fart :)

  - Hubert