On Sunday 10 August 2003 06:12 am, Patrick O'Reilly wrote: > Hi folks! > > A Word of thanks to Kent and Dan who took the time to help me figure > out my problem. > > In the end I rebiult XFree86-libraries using portupgrade -f, and > thereafter I was able to use portupgrade to upgrade all the > Xfree86-font* ports from 4.2 to 4.3 without any further problems. > > Apparently there was a specific issue somewhere between 4.2 and 4.3 > where the installation of the Xfree86-server at version 4.3 would > remove a component of XFree86-libraries which is required by the > Xfree86-font* ports. So, the sequence to follow is this: > > 1) upgrade -server to 4.3 > 2) upgrade -libraries to 4.3 > 3) upgrade -font* to 4.3 > > I had unwittingly done (2) before (1).
This is still not right because -libraries is a dependancy for -server. You have to build -libraries before you build -server. What you needed to do is delete -server before you built -libraries. Then, when you build -server, it won't delete Xfonts. Kent > > Thanks again to the more knowledgable folks who take the time to > answer questions on this list! -- Kent Stewart Richland, WA http://users.owt.com/kstewart/index.html _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"