ghostscript and X11

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Thu Sep 6 14:04:09 PDT 2007

On Sep 6, 2007, at 11:20, Emmanuel Hainry wrote:

> People who install ghostscript as a dependency for teTeX are likely to
> prefer it linked with X11 libraries. I thought that doxygen had a pdf
> backend that would not rely on ghostscript, but it seems (according to
> port deps) that it relies on TeX, so...)
> ghostscript being used by different projects which target different
> audiences, the most feature-rich it is the less unhappy people there
> should be.
> However, a no_x11 (or disable_x11_support as some may prefer) variant
> should be possible to implement.

I trust nobody will prefer "disable_x11_support" as we currently have  
no portfiles that use that variant name. In contrast, we currently  
have 10 portfiles that define "no_x11" variants and 2 that define  
"nox11" variants.

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