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Re: netbsd-5, MesaLib, changing default to X11_TYPE=modular

On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 11:45:47AM +0900, OBATA Akio wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Mar 2014 23:26:11 +0900, Greg Troxel <> 
> wrote:
> >
> >For a long time, netbsd-5 bulk builds have had a massive number of
> >failures due to MesaLib.  Really this is due to the base system X11 bits
> >in netbsd-5 being crufty.  I have thus set X11_TYPE=modular, and many
> >more packages get built.
> >
> >Given this, I think we should make netbsd-5 default to X11_TYPE=modular.
> >But I'm not sure of what other consequences there are - what do others think?
> For MesaLib, there are two issues:
> * BUILDLINK_API_DEPENDS.dri2proto+= driproto>=2.1 must be defined for building
>   MesaLib from pkgsrc, but not defined anywhere.
> * BUILDLINK_API_DEPENDS.glproto+= glproto>=1.4.11 must not be defined for the 
> case
>   buitin MesaLib is sufficient, but defined in unconditionally.
> The first issue break build MesaLib on NetBSD-5.
> The second issue introduce unwanted dependency on MesaLib from pkgsrc on 
> NetBSD-5.
> But such issues are not only for NetBSD-5 but also affect to others.

As this has been fixed, I guess it's not needed to switch to modular any more
for netbsd-5 ?

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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