Dropping X11BASE in favour for LOCALBASE
kris at obsecurity.org
Thu Oct 19 20:14:15 UTC 2006
On Thu, Oct 19, 2006 at 09:55:16PM +0200, Marcus von Appen wrote:
> On, Thu Oct 19, 2006, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 19, 2006 at 06:01:42PM +0200, Marcus von Appen wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > according to the status report sent around today, X11BASE should be
> > > dropped in favour for LOCALBASE.
> > >
> > > Is there an actual schedule until when this should happen and how should
> > > we deal with our current ports now? Just remove the USE_X_PREFIX macro
> > > when we submit new PRs for (our) existing ports or anything besides
> > > that?
> > >
> > > A further explanation why that move shall happen would be great, too :-).
> > It can only possibly happen after a team of interested people have put
> > in the work to fix the several thousand ports that have hard-coded
> > knowledge of /usr/X11R6 (i.e. which do not respect X11BASE anyway).
> So what was the announcement about then? Was the X11BASE vs. LOCALBASE
> section within it just a generalization of the GNOME changes and X11BASE
> will be kept? Or should we maintainers switch to LOCALBASE whenever
> possible from now on?
It wasn't an "announcement", it was a description of future plans. I
don't know who is actively working on it.
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