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Re: switching remaining platforms to modular X by default

On Tue, Jun 04, 2013 at 11:16:53PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
>  > > This code (or code like it) seems like it should resolve that problem -
>  > > perhaps the check is incomplete or being subverted?
>  > 
>  > The code works fine as far as I can tell:
>  > [snip]
> no, no it doesn't. When you rebuilt cairo with the changes, did it
> build you a pkgsrc Xft2/libXft to go along with the pkgsrc fontconfig
> and freetype? It didn't for me.
> Similarly, from cairo:
> valkyrie% make show-var VARNAME=USE_BUILTIN.fontconfig 
> PREFER.fontconfig=pkgsrc
> no
> valkyrie% make show-var VARNAME=USE_BUILTIN.Xft2 PREFER.fontconfig=pkgsrc
> yes
> (note that cairo uses libXft by default; it's in
> If you explicitly set USE_BUILTIN.fontconfig it's different:
> valkyrie% make show-var VARNAME=USE_BUILTIN.Xft2 USE_BUILTIN.fontconfig=no
> no
> because the reason it doesn't work is, as I noted, that
> files aren't included in tree order.

That is fixed.

> Also, even if it did work, you'd still get the ancient Xft2 package;
> as best I recall it is in pkgsrc for use only with pre-modular X11, so
> probably it wouldn't work and possibly it wouldn't even build.

I've fixed that as well. I only need to do another "revbump" madness and
it should all work fine.

I'm sorry for the repeated bumps and broken state for a couple of days.
This could have all been avoided if the original submitter had tested
in an appropriate environment.

        Kind regards

Matthias Scheler                        

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