ports/137373: x11/libX11: make dependance on x11/libxcb
rnoland at FreeBSD.org
Sun Dec 20 02:05:06 UTC 2009
On Sat, 2009-12-19 at 22:20 +0000, Carlos A. M. dos Santos wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR ports/137373; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: "Carlos A. M. dos Santos" <unixmania at gmail.com>
> To: rnoland at freebsd.org
> Cc: freebsd-x11 at freebsd.org, bug-followup at freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: ports/137373: x11/libX11: make dependance on x11/libxcb
> Date: Sat, 19 Dec 2009 20:17:04 -0200
> I think I foud what "mesa" you are talking about: graphics/libGL. Well
> if you pay attention to the contents of bsd.mesalib.mk then you will
> see that it already recognizes a WITHOUT_XCB knob. That knob is there
> since the update X.org ports to 7.4+, last january. But I don't need
> to tell this to you. have been updating that file for ten months, so
> you know its contents.
> So, in the very end, you are attempting to convince me that that
> giving the user the opportunity to turn off XCB is accetpable in
> libGL, but not in libX11. This is contradictory.
> By the way, the assertion that "having a non-xcb enabled libx11 would
> cause weird build/run time issues" is false.
If it is disabled everywhere, it is fine. But having it disabled for
libx11 and enabled for xserver and/or mesa (libGL and friends) would be
> My preferred quotation of Robert Louis Stevenson is "You cannot
> make an omelette without breaking eggs". Not because I like the
> omelettes, but because I like the sound of eggs being broken.
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