Subject: Re: strip out separate .x11-buildlink directory?
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Johnny C. Lam <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/10/2006 02:51:21
On Sat, Apr 08, 2006 at 11:52:15PM -0700, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> Any thoughts on 
> ??
> Do we really need the separate .x11-buildlink directory?
> I have been using modular on a few machines. Today, I noticed 
> (remembered) that --x-includes and --x-libraries was being set to my 
> X11BASE but I didn't even use it.
> So I set X11BASE to LOCALBASE. And then buildlinking broke, for example 
> for graphics/mng the .buildlink and .x11-buildlink directories were 
> different and lcms when into .buildlink and jpeg went into .x11-buildlink 
> and the build failed because of no jpeg headers.
> Simple fix. I just cut out the code that set 
> buildlink_dir="${BUILDLINK_X11_DIR}".

We need it for the case where we use the native X11R6.  Please don't
remove it.


	-- Johnny Lam <>