How do you require Xorg?

Paul Schmehl pauls at
Tue Mar 18 17:47:32 UTC 2008

--On Tuesday, March 18, 2008 13:46:27 -0400 Wesley Shields <wxs at> 

> 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.

Thanks for the tip.

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

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