Subject: Re: updating libXft2, libXrender, libXrandr, libXcursor, libXfixes, etc.
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Thomas Klausner <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/31/2006 18:49:25
On Mon, Jan 30, 2006 at 08:47:44PM -0800, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> They use pkg-config to check for "x11" and other dependencies. Should the 
> configure scripts be patched? Should we install dummy pkg-config files?

Dummy pkg-config files, please.

> They use randrproto, fixesproto, and so on instead of randrext, fixesext, 
> etc. Should we remove the old "ext" versions and use the new packages 
> instead?

Yes, please.

> By the way, the packages we have may strip the "lib" off the distname. 
> But I'd like to use the official distname as the package name. Any 
> comments?

I prefer PKGNAME=DISTNAME in nearly all cases too, so please do that.