How do you require Xorg?

Paul Schmehl pauls at
Tue Mar 18 17:10:15 UTC 2008

--On Tuesday, March 18, 2008 09:27:34 -0700 Mark Foster <mark at> wrote:
> The Xorg components should, if possible, be optional, IMO.
> Anyway, thanks for working on this. Have you looked at the NetBSD
> implementation as reference?

No, I had not.  Thanks for the tip.

They have a number of build depends as well as run depends.  My problem is that 
I already have Xorg 7.3 installed, so the software builds fine without 
requiring anything additional, and there's no documentation (that I can find) 
that tells you what software is required to build the package.  But it looks 
like I should add those build and run depends to the Makefile for the port, 

Also, I just discovered that only one of the kernel modules builds correctly. 
The other three fail.  This is looking more complex than my meager skills can 

Paul Schmehl (pauls at
Senior Information Security Analyst
The University of Texas at Dallas

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