USE_X11_PREFIX... when to use?

Michael Nottebrock lofi at
Wed Jun 29 13:44:05 GMT 2005

On Wednesday, 29. June 2005 12:15, Tim Bishop wrote:
> Vsevolod has pointed me a the following cvs-all discussion:
> Now, I'm not trying to debate what the documentation says, but clearly
> there does seem to be some issue over where ports (like gnubiff below)
> should go.
> When doing gnubiff I used USE_X11_PREFIX because it seemed to be the
> normal thing to do. But maybe that's not the right thing?

It's not, but since gnubiff uses GNOME and gtk, it's excusable to put it in 
there (you'd probably have to cut many corners to make it live elsewhere and 
work right).

> IMHO the right 
> thing to do isn't to end up with X-based ports splattered across the
> local and X11R6 prefix 

That's already the case.

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