Heads Up: X11BASE removal

Alex Kozlov spam at rm-rf.kiev.ua
Mon Dec 26 08:34:22 UTC 2011

On Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 08:07:23AM +0000, Chris Rees wrote:
> On 26 Dec 2011 06:57, "Alex Kozlov" <spam at rm-rf.kiev.ua> wrote:
>> On Sun, Dec 25, 2011 at 09:22:02PM -0500, Eitan Adler wrote:
> >> The X11BASE variable has been deprecated for a long time. Support for
> >> having a X11BASE different than LOCALBASE was terminated on
> >> 2009/12/18. After the 9.0 release I will commit a patch that removes
> >> all current references of the variable from bsd.port.mk and
> >> bsd.xorg.mk.  In the meantime I will be adding some helper code to a
> >> few ports that still depend on it. New ports should not reference
> >> X11BASE at all.
>> Do You consider removal of X11 dir from /etc/mtree/BSD.root.dist in
>> Old insallations already have this dir and new doesn't have xorg.conf at
>> all or have it in $PREFIX/etc/X11/
> X11BASE is the variable that used to reference /usr/X11R6 which is where
> the older XFree86 was installed.  Since we moved to Xorg, it's been a
> symlink to /usr/local if present.
> /etc/X11 is not related to this change.
I know. I saw this topic and remember about remnants of X11 in the base.
Don't want to hijack this thread, so better move to another list.
Where to? current, arch?


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