Package Dependencies

Brooks Davis brooks at
Mon Jan 17 19:00:33 PST 2005

On Tue, Jan 18, 2005 at 12:45:57PM +1000, Warren wrote:
> Im curious to know why in a lot of packages listed for FreeBSD5 the always 
> seem to have Xorg in there as a dependency?  I only find it a lil annoying 
> only for the fact i dont use Xorg and each time i goto do a pkg_add from the 
> wesbite it always fails since i dont use Xorg.

Xorg is the default X windowing system for FreeBSD 5.  If you want to
use pre-built packages, you have to use the defaults.

-- Brooks

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