ports/137373: x11/libX11: make dependance on x11/libxcb
rnoland at FreeBSD.org
Sun Dec 20 13:59:14 UTC 2009
On Sun, 2009-12-20 at 10:11 +0300, Max Brazhnikov wrote:
> On Sun, 20 Dec 2009 01:06:37 -0200, Carlos A. M. dos Santos wrote:
> > On Sun, Dec 20, 2009 at 1:02 AM, Robert Noland <rnoland at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > > On Sun, 2009-12-20 at 00:30 -0200, Carlos A. M. dos Santos wrote:
> > ....
> > >> Is it acceptable a patch allowing to diable XCB without a menu? The
> > >> default behavior is kept but users can put "WITHOUT_XCB=true" in
> > >> /etc/make.conf, ensuring that all ports are built the same way.
> > >
> > > If it is defined as a KNOB and all of the ports override the option if
> > > the KNOB is set, then yes I'm ok with it. I just don't want an option,
> > > since it makes foot shooting easier.
> > >
> > > robert.
> > Ok, I will submit a followup with an new patch.
> As KDE (and several multimedia ports) maintainer I object to having xcb knob
> in x11 ports. Turning it off will break plist and/or build of these ports,
> they does require libx11 compiled with xcb support.
Well, I don't get why anyone would not want it. I have had discussions
with other Xorg folk about making it mandatory for X.
Robert Noland <rnoland at FreeBSD.org>
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