Problem with $DISPLAY

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Fri Oct 17 15:15:56 PDT 2014

On Oct 17, 2014, at 5:04 PM, René J.V. Bertin wrote:

> On Friday October 17 2014 16:33:20 Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> Actually the buildbot servers use case-sensitive filesystems.
> Really?

To the best of my knowledge, yes, they always have.

> Then how come I had to build a port like libkgapi myself because installing it from the binary image led to aliasing?

I don't know.

> When installing from source, port creates a tarball from ${destroot} and then installs from that rather than downloading the equivalent tarball from a mirror, no?

Yes, when installing from source, no binary is downloaded from; it's built from source locally on your machine instead.

> If so, whatever causes the aliasing happens on the buildbot, not on my system...
> (OTOH, if binary packages are unpacked via /tmp but not self-built packages that could explain the issue)

I don't know where they're unpacked.

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