X11 problem?

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Sun Feb 8 16:39:47 PST 2009

On Feb 8, 2009, at 17:14, Joshua Root wrote:

> Robert Campbell wrote:
>> Just to kick things off, I built xv (had to build subversion first).
>> Now it appears to be installing Xorg in its entirety (do I really  
>> need
>> Xinerama?  kinda doubtful).
>> Is this the expected behavior now, or did the new installation  
>> miss the
>> Apple X11 already installed?  Could it have been a path thing?  Was
>> there a placeholder I needed to "install" to tell macports I  
>> already had
>> X11?
> Yes, this is expected behaviour. X had historically been an  
> exception to
> the "MacPorts uses its own stuff" rule, for various reasons. Those
> reasons no longer apply, so the exception is gone.

Maybe we need to update parts of the guide with this new information.  
Does one still need to have Apple's X11User and X11SDK installed now?

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