Subject: Re: graphics/xpm and xorg interaction
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List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/07/2006 20:17:36
On Sun, 2 Jul 2006, wrote:

> Hi all,
> the last dependency scan on a not empty tree showed a nasty depdency
> problem. graphics/xpm does not picked up as dependency depending on
> whether xorg-libs is already installed or not. This is bad and should be
> fixed.
> The best approach is possibly to handle the X11_TYPE=xorg explicit in
> and depend on xorg-libs in that case, but it will also change
> a number of dependencies.

Do you have an example of some package that uses xpm from xorg-libs that 
doesn't depend on xorg-libs?

They could be fixed to include the (in addition to just 

> The other possible approach is to factor out
> xpm from Xorg.
> What do you think?

As for me, I use pkgsrc-wip's libXpm which is Xorg's xpm.

- Jeremy