FreeBSD Port: syslinux-3.72

Gary Jennejohn gary.jennejohn at
Wed Mar 18 03:30:29 PDT 2009

On Wed, 18 Mar 2009 01:11:38 +0100
Luigi Rizzo <rizzo at> wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 01:25:41PM -0700, Cynthia Flynn wrote:
[snip - syslinux pulls in too much X11 stuff]
> I think the extra dependencies that you find listed for syslinux:
>     > grep pkgdep /var/db/pkg/syslinux-3.72/+CONTENTS
>     @pkgdep kbproto-1.0.3
>     @pkgdep perl-5.8.8_1
>     @pkgdep pkg-config-0.23_1
>     @pkgdep xtrans-1.0.4
>     @pkgdep xproto-7.0.10_1
>     @pkgdep libXdmcp-1.0.2_1
>     @pkgdep libXau-1.0.3_2
>     @pkgdep libX11-1.1.3_1,1
>     @pkgdep libICE-1.0.4,1
>     @pkgdep libSM-1.0.3,1
>     @pkgdep mtools-3.9.10_4
> come directly from mtools, which seems to have a similar list of
> dependencies. Once the mtools dependency list is fixed, we should
> be ok.

Yeah.  It looks like mtools uses X11 by default, which IMHO is incorrect.
Instead it should have an option to turn X11 _on_, rather than one for
turning it _off_, as it currently does.

Gary Jennejohn

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