net/tightvnc missing dependencies?

Garrett Cooper youshi10 at
Mon Jul 2 03:32:15 UTC 2007

Momchil Ivanov wrote:
> Hi,
> I have just installed net/tightvnc and when starting the vncserver it 
> complains about missing xauth:
> space at shtaiga ~$ vncserver -geometry 800x600
> vncserver: couldn't find "xauth" on your PATH.
> I`ve manually installed x11/xauth in order to get the server started.
> Is it a missing dependency or is it supposed to be like this? Should it depend 
> on x11-fonts/xorg-fonts too (or at least one of the font ports), because the 
> server won`t start without at least the "fixed" font? I`ve installed that 
> manually too.
> Thanks.
Try to symlink /usr/local to /usr/X11R6. I bet that's the problem.

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