Headless Azureus with any X11 Dependencies ??

Wael Nasreddine mla at nasreddine.com
Fri Mar 14 01:58:16 UTC 2008

This One Time, at Band Camp, Mel <fbsd.questions at rachie.is-a-geek.net> said, On Fri, Mar 14, 2008 at 02:08:43AM +0100:
> On Friday 14 March 2008 01:43:28 Wael Nasreddine wrote:

> > Anyway, I switched from Gentoo to FreeBSD like a month ago, I'm quite
> > happy with it, very stable very reliable, but I'm having trouble
> > installing azureus. Since it's a server, that doesn't even have a
> > monitor attached to it, I have no use for any X11 dependencies, so
> > I've added to make.conf

> > --------CUT
> > WITHOUT_X11=yes
> > --------CUT

> Unfortunately, that switch isn't working as "I don't want anything pulled in 
> that uses X11", but rather as "If this port can be built without X11, then I 
> will obey that, otherwise I will go ahead and install X11".
> Maybe that's a project for next google's summer of code.

> Anyway, the port depends on x11-toolkits/swt, which is what pulls in X. If you 
> know that azareus can be built without X, you could request support for it 
> through the send-pr(1) mechanism, but it doesn't look like that'd be an easy 
> job.

Oh that's too bad :S since I need it, I'll just install it with the X

Thanks anyway, I appreciate your help :)

Wael Nasreddine
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