setting X11BASE

perryh at perryh at
Sat Feb 23 08:11:23 UTC 2008

> > * What is the value of LOCALBASE?  I'm not finding any
> >   definition, or other reference, in /etc/make.conf.
> Just set it to ${LOCALBASE} verbatim. Not what you think is the
> value of the variable LOCALBASE but the word ${LOCALBASE}.

Academic interest :)

I'm finding it especially "interesting" that /etc/make.conf, which
to judge from its location is part of the base, depends on a setting
from something in the /usr/ports tree.

> > In case it matters, I have not upgraded to the modular Xorg, and
> > would prefer not to go through all that.  "It ain't broke ..."
> True, but your portstree is now 'broken', because support for how
> it used to work is being phased out, like the whole X11BASE thing.

> I think if you upgrade anything that depends on xorg, you'll find
> dependencies being pulled in that are part of the modular xorg,
> unless you really know what you're doing.

... which is why I am trying to install portmaster before doing
anything else.  I may try pkg_tree also, if it doesn't lead into
a dependency maze of its own.

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