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Re: some x11 stuff in pkgsrc is hopelessly broken for slightly older systems

On Wed, Jul 20, 2016 at 12:20:52AM -0700, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> Now they happen to have X11 native (i.e. XFree86).  (I.e. they were
> built before XFree86 was nuked, and that was what I used because it
> works for me and I have some local patches and fixes in it.)

You can mix an old X server with newer libraries. Won't help you with
software that insist on the newer extensions, but those wouldn't build
against the old libs otherwise... In short, just use X11_TYPE=modular.


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