How do you require Xorg?

Wesley Shields wxs at
Tue Mar 18 17:45:20 UTC 2008

On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 12:10:15PM -0500, Paul Schmehl wrote:
> --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, right?

I've found ports-mgmt/tinderbox to be great for doing build-testing of a
port.  Might be helpful for you also.

-- WXS

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