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danfe at FreeBSD.org
Mon Jun 27 13:13:05 GMT 2005
On Sat, Jun 25, 2005 at 05:16:25PM -0700, Adam Weinberger wrote:
> Michael Nottebrock wrote:
> >On Saturday, 18. June 2005 00:59, Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> >> - Use the correct prefix (X11- instead of LOCAL- or LINUX-) for some
> >>ports. Chase dependencies for this.
> >I know I'm late to the party, but I'm really wondering what that is meant
> >to accomplish.
> >X_PREFIX is *not* the 'correct' prefix for *anything* but the X11
> >distribution - the fact that there's a truckload of other stuff in there
> >is an age-old bug. We *should* be moving stuff *out* of X_PREFIX en masse,
> >but I know how likely that is to happen. We *really should NOT*, however,
> >keep putting *new* stuff in there.
I tend to agree. FreeBSD has a long history of abusing both X11BASE and
LOCALBASE, FWIW. Pure X11R6 stuff (which is a lot of bits and files)
should go under X11BASE (that is, XFree86/X.Org distibution files + some
stuff like GLUT, nvidia's, etc). Everything else should go to PKGBASE,
which usually is /opt, and this is IMHO The Right Way(TM).
I'll go and shut up, making sure that my ports are truly
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