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Re: switching remaining platforms to modular X by default

* On 2013-06-02 at 09:17 BST, Thomas Klausner wrote:

> Since supporting multiple versions of libraries is hard, and no one is
> taking care of it in the case of native X even for supported
> platforms, I suggest we switch the default for the remaining platforms
> that currently default to 'native' to 'modular'. This will affect
> Darwin, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Minix, MirBSD, SunOS (with installed X
> headers), and Cygwin.

Fine with me for SunOS and Darwin at least, I always set modular in my
bulk builds for both platforms, and native seems pretty broken
(x11/Xfixes breakage stops >1,500 packages from being built).

It would be nice to see native support get fixed, but I don't see
anyone doing that any time soon.

Jonathan Perkin  -  Joyent, Inc.  -

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