Subject: Re: updating libXft2, libXrender, libXrandr, libXcursor, libXfixes, etc.
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Rui-Xiang Guo <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/01/2006 20:58:26
On Mon, Jan 30, 2006 at 08:47:44PM -0800, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> I mention on this list in November about updates for libXft2, libXrender, 
> libXrandr, libXcursor, libXfixes, and related.
> The xlibs project is dead. We have several packages that are from this old 
> code base. This software is now maintained as part of the modular Xorg 
> project.
> I packaged up some of it in pkgsrc-wip when it was a release candidate.
> They use pkg-config to check for "x11" and other dependencies. Should the 
> configure scripts be patched? Should we install dummy pkg-config files?
> 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?

It will effect pkgtools/x11-links. About pkg/32315, should we fix it first,
or will you deal with it together?