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Re: Whether and how to choose pkg freetype2 over base?
On Wed, 21 Apr 2021 at 14:54, Mayuresh <mayuresh%acm.org@localhost> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 21, 2021 at 03:44:19PM +0530, Mayuresh wrote:
> > Trying my luck with PREFER_PKGSRC = freetype2
> > But unsure whether it opens a pandora's box making inclusion of more
> > libraries there and worse, whether it will force me to adopt modular x11.
> > If I do not have any specific reason I believe base X11 should suffice -
> > at least when I am on the latest released version (9.1).
> By the time of building gtk3+ I ended up adding these:
> PREFER_PKGSRC = freetype2 libvdpau libxcb
FWIW in my case it turned out
PREFER_PKGSRC = freetype2 MesaLib fontconfig
to be just enough. Now everything seems to build.
> Some more libraries had to be built but did not require an addition to
> PREFER_PKGSRC such as MesaLib libepoxy and whatever they in turn built.
> So far no issues at build level. Going to build firefox now.
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