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Re: switching remaining platforms to modular X by default
On Wed, Jun 05, 2013 at 06:49:53PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 05, 2013 at 01:17:13PM +0100, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> > > because the reason it doesn't work is, as I noted, that builtin.mk
> > > files aren't included in tree order.
> > That is fixed.
> ...with a special-case hack.
Yes, indeed. But it works.
> Do you see any reason not to commit my general fix?
I'm sorry but I didn't see your proposes change. Can you please provide
a pointer? I was frantically trying to fix this during the last two days.
> > > 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 currently updating my NetBSD-current VM. Once I can prove that
"x11-links" correctly accepts the builtin "fontconfig" and "libXft"
I'll perform the final revbump and the problem should be fixed.
> > 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.
> sorry I've been a little tetchy about it; it is vexing to find people
> breaking one's world and then giving the impression of not being
> interested in fixing it.
Well. I didn't break it. And I had a hard time as well to convince the
person who broke it to fix it. And in the end I'm doing it myself.
Matthias Scheler http://zhadum.org.uk/
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