Subject: Re: pkg/33869: can't install meta-pkgs/{xorg,XFree86} into /usr/X11R6
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List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/01/2006 15:19:53
On Sat, Jul 01, 2006 at 02:15:19PM +0200, Christoph Badura wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 29, 2006 at 11:45:01PM +0000, wrote:
> >  No, this is not supported at all and not supposed to work either.
> >  pkgsrc stuff is not supposed to leave ${LOCALBASE} and X11BASE is
> >  entirely for the sake of X11TYPE=native.
> Uhm. The documentation on USE_X11BASE and USE_IMAKE contradict you.

15.2 of the pkgsrc guide is outdated (pkgwedge avoids the issues).
Please and all the other places pretty much talk about X11_TYPE=native
and haven't been updated.

> Anyway, the current default of the xorg and XFree86 pkg leave you with
> an X11 installation that doesn't work by default because the
> binaries are silently installed into unusal directories and need
> a every user to customize PATH.

You can link /usr/pkg/xorg to /usr/X11R6.