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Re: lib/40346: libexpat should be in base.tgz

The following reply was made to PR lib/40346; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Manuel Bouyer <>
Subject: Re: lib/40346: libexpat should be in base.tgz
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2009 17:47:02 +0100

 On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 10:40:04AM +0000, Alan Barrett wrote:
 >  On Sat, 24 Jan 2009, David Holland wrote:
 >  >  On Sat, Jan 24, 2009 at 10:15:03AM +0000, Alan Barrett wrote:
 >  >   >  Yes, there really should be a way to have apache work on a server 
 > that
 >  >   >  does not have any X11 installation at all.  I hope that an apache 
 > binary
 >  >   >  package built without X11_TYPE=native will correctly depend on an 
 > expat
 >  >   >  package.
 >  BTW, my apache package built with X11_TYPE=modular does depend on an
 >  expat package, so at least part of this is working.
 But it would be silly to build official binary packages with X11_TYPE=modular.
 If libexpat is used by more software than X11 ones, it should be in base
 and not xbase. It doesn't look very x11-specific anyway.
 Manuel Bouyer <>
      NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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