How do you require Xorg?

Terry Sposato terry at
Tue Mar 18 22:45:15 UTC 2008

Paul Schmehl wrote:
> I'm working on porting the open-vm-tools, and the software builds, makes 
> and installs fine, but it obviously won't work without Xorg being 
> installed.  How do you ensure that the port doesn't get installed unless 
> Xorg is installed? Will USE_XORG= yes do the trick?


I don't think it is a good idea to use this Knob as the open-vm-tools 
may be useful for machines which don't have Xorg installed as well. For 
example if vmotion etc. works with this set of tools then it will 
definitely be handy for FreeBSD VM's which do not use Xorg.


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