On Wed, Oct 31, 2007 at 08:02:42PM -0500, Paul Schmehl wrote: > --On October 31, 2007 12:43:48 PM -0400 John <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > >> I hope this is an appropriate list for this type of question; please let >> me know if another list is more suitable to newbie-type quesions. >> >> I've been using Linux for a long time, and every year or so I have a >> crack at *BSD to see what I'm missing. But it never works out. >> >> So, trying again... >> >> I think I want to start with FreeBSD 6.2 with Xorg upgraded to 7.3. I >> tried to accomplish this over the course of several installs. In the >> end, I decided this should work: >> >> a) install 6.2, plain User setup (NOT with Xorg, and NOT with ports) >> >> b) portsnap fetch >> >> c) portsnap extract >> >> d) cd to /usr/ports/x11/xorg and make install clean >> >> When I do pkg_version -v, it SEEMS to have installed the xorg that I >> want. >> >> Is this the right procedure to start with? > > Yes, with one caveat. You need to run mergebase.sh or manually create the > symlink for /usr/X11R6. /usr/ports/Tools/scripts/mergebase.sh
No, that is not necessary if he installs everything from scratch. -- <Insert your favourite quote here.> Erik Trulsson [EMAIL PROTECTED] _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"