On Tuesday 31 July 2007 13:44:44 John Nielsen wrote: > On Tuesday 31 July 2007 02:37:36 pm Noah wrote: > > Hi, > > > > I am wondering if there is an easy way to stop installing all of the > > xf86 input an video drivers listed below. > > Sure, just uninstall the xorg metaport, the xorg-drivers metaport, and any > of the driver ports you listed that you're not interested in. You can use > pkg_delete or similar. > > To actually _prevent_ the packages from being installed, you should avoid > installing either metaport above or anything that depends on them. > > If you felt so inspired, you could make your own xorg-drivers-custom > metaport, have it depend on only the drivers you're interested in, mark it > as conflicting with the vanilla xorg-drivers port, and use it as a > replacement. You'd probably have to run pkgdb -F a lot (if you use > portupgrade) or take other provisions to repair the dependencies, but it > could be done. > > On the whole though, what are you trying to gain? X.org and XFree86 on > FreeBSD have always defaulted to installing all of the available drivers. > It's just more visible now that each one has its own port in the post > Xorg-7.0 world. > > JN
honestly tho, it *does* seem like there should be a configuration where you can choose as many or as few of the available ones as you need. if they were going to go to the trouble of making each one a seperare entity, it just seems logical that the meta would include some knobs. -- Jonathan Horne http://dfwlpiki.dfwlp.org [EMAIL PROTECTED] _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"