dependency fixing for xorg stuff

Franz Klammer klammer at
Mon Jul 5 01:06:12 PDT 2004

Jeremy Messenger wrote:
> On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 18:20:16 -0700, Eric Anholt <eta at> wrote:
> You can remove the fluxbox-devel and fluxbox in this diff. The  
> fluxbox-devel is no longer depend on XFree86-client. As for fluxbox 
> will  be remove too when maintainer approves or fluxbox-devel merges 
> into  fluxbox when 1.0 is released.
> A question, how would you like me to deal with the libXrender? The  
> x11/gcursor, my port, will need the libXrender if xorg is installed. It  
> doesn't need this if XFree86-lib is installed. If you already have this  
> plan, then nevermind and I will wait.

libXrender will be installed with xorg-libraries but not xrender.pc
there is already a (unverified) patch at's bugzilla which seems to work.

you can take a look at it here:


> Thanks for your works!
> Cheers,
> Mezz
>> The link above is a patch to fix up dependencies and make xorg the
>> default X for FreeBSD 5.2 and up.  It'll fix, XFree86-3 as well,
>> mostly.  Personally, I think we should remove XFree86 3.3.6 from the
>> tree because it's a waste of everyone's time.  People would be better
>> supported by current XFree86 or Xorg.  (The one exception being very old
>> cards that never got updated drivers because basically nobody has them,
>> which will likely perform about as well and have only feature tradeoffs
>> when using the vesa driver instead)
>> It needs more review, then I'll forward to portmgr.

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