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Re: switching remaining platforms to modular X by default

On Sun, Jun 02, 2013 at 04:11:06PM +0100, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> I don't have a proposal. I'm just pointing out that your proposal of
> making modular X11 the default but keep native X11 support is not
> going to work.
> It seems that these are the only two options that will work:
> 1.) Either native X11 stays the default for NetBSD and other appropriate
>     platforms and we support it properly. This would e.g. require to
>     fix the problem caused by the latest "pango" update (which is *not*
>     fixed).
> 2.) We completely stop supporting native X11 on any platforms. This
>     requires coordination with the "xsrc" maintainers of the base system.

3) we need a good way to cross-compile X11 libraries and basic tools
   (e.g. xterm, twm). The server alone is useless.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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