X11/Xorg library dependencies
flz at xbsd.org
Fri Feb 15 01:22:27 PST 2008
On Fri, Feb 8, 2008 at 7:02 PM, Gregory W. MacPherson
<greg at datasieve.net> wrote:
> I just finished spending much more time than I would like to building
> out various library and toolkit components to get Xorg working on my
> FreeBSD 6.3 STABLE box. Apparently the dependency tree looks something
> like this:
> Where each library requires the ones list before it in the list.
> It would be nice if the owners of these various ports would update their
> Makefiles and Configuration scripts to check for the existence of the
> other ports and (gasp) actually build the missing dependencies). While
> some ports fail with suggestive messages, I long for the days when port
> maintainers understood the dependencies (rather than assuming them
> because they have always been on the developers' systems).
You're lucky you got an answer.
Next time change the tone of your email, kthxbye.
flz at FreeBSD.org
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