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.
> Do I have to follow any of the other directions in UPDATING regarding this...
> 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?
If you use a minimal install, without any ports, you can just start with
creating the link: /usr/X11R6 /usr/local.
Then there is not reason to use portupgrade (other than comfort) or follow any
of the instructions in UPDATING.
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