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Re: x11r7 with old packages

On Sat, 7 Feb 2009, Quentin Garnier wrote:

> I have a fix for xtide.  While it wouldn't necessarily help the problem
> in xtide, I've been wondering how many packages somehow hardcode a
> limited list of paths for a X11 installation, including X11R6.  If there
> is a significant number of them (but I suspect there aren't, otherwise
> there would have been more complaints), maybe we could use pkgsrc to
> transform paths from /usr/X11R6 to ${X11BASE} in some situations.  But
> I'll fix xtide anyway.

Ah, thanks..  I suspect having such a transform would not really be worth
it, any existing packages that need it will be picked up soon enough and
AFAIK its never been found necessary to provide automatic /usr/local
transformations though that is much more common..


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