split xcbgen from xcb-proto

Andriy Gapon avg at icyb.net.ua
Fri May 8 09:02:07 UTC 2009

on 08/05/2009 10:06 Ashish SHUKLA said the following:
> Andriy Gapon writes:
>> It seems that it is a kind of bloating to require python with X (even if only a
>> small portion of it is needed). Unfortunately upstream guys maintain xcb-proto and
>> xcbgen in the same distribution. But a trend among packgers seem to be to split
>> these two into separate packages. I wonder if anybody is working on the same for
>> our ports.
> I don't think splitting into two ports will be a good idea.

They did it this way in pkgsrc and in debian packages. It seems natural
to have C stuff as one port/package and python libs for transforming XML
as another.

Andriy Gapon

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