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Re: proposal: change default X11_TYPE on netbsd-6 to modular

On Thu 06 Apr 2017 at 14:36:23 -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> All good points, but one can install a system with xsrc and use the
> in-tree server, and clients, and then let pkgsrc build x libs for pkgsrc
> uses, without any real trouble except duplication.

There are some programs that end up with duplicate libraries being
linked in, one from base and one version from pkgsrc. That happens even
more often if you build stuff yourself outside of pkgsrc.

My own reason for prefering base X is that I don't want to lose my X
session every 3 months when I update to the next stable pkgsrc branch.
X is and should be part of the operating system, not add-on packages.

___ Olaf 'Rhialto' Seibert  -- Wayland: Those who don't understand X
\X/ rhialto/at/    -- are condemned to reinvent it. Poorly.

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