On Friday 22 June 2007 20:04:21 Blah Blatz wrote:
> I thought that I followed the directions in UPDATING regarding Xorg 7.2,
> but, uh, I guess I didn't.  My computer now seems beyond repair, with
> respect to X.  I'm strongly considering giving up, wiping the hard drive,
> reinstalling FreeBSD, and restoring my personal stuff from backups.
> So, my questions:
> If I do that, and install the latest xorg on a completely fresh FreeBSD
> box:
> Do I have to set XORG_UPGRADE (or whatever it's called)?


> Should I still use portupgrade-devel instead of portupgrade? I would rather
> just use portupgrade, if I can.

i did, just to be safe for now.

> Do I have to follow any of the other directions in UPDATING regarding
> this... stuff?
> Or can I just do a normal old "cd /usr/ports/x11/xorg; make install"
> without any of the special new exciting xorg crap in UPDATING?
> I have googled about this, but have found seemingly conflicting statements,
> which is why I am explicitly asking.
> Thank you in advance for any help.

just set XORG_UPGRADE, and go into the folder and 'make install clean'.  
however, i did myself a favor, and did 'make BATCH=yes package-recursive', 
and saved them for later.  (man ports)

Jonathan Horne
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