On Mon, Jun 28, 2004 at 12:13:53PM -0500, Vulpes Velox wrote: > On Mon, 28 Jun 2004 09:10:12 -0700 (PDT) > Your Name <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > I'd like to upgrade to the x.org series from XFree86. > > Is there any simple guide to how to do this? There's > > nothing in /usr/ports/UPDATING. I see that some people > > have reported general success, but I'm worried that > > I'll miss something or forget about rebuilding > > something in the three days it'll take to rebuild > > every X dependent > > port on my system. > > build xorg-server, deinstall it, reinstall, it use pkgdb -uF to fix :) > > then repeat for what other xorg stuff you want :) > > the pkgdb -uF is important... it will go through and update > /var/db/pkg so that all ports recognize using the new xlibs and don't > try to reinstall xfree86... > > pkgdb is part of portupgrade
AFAICT, this won't really do anything -- there does not appear to be a real way to tell the ports system that you want X ports to depend on xorg instead of xfree. Every X port appears to have xfree hardcoded. Jim Trigg -- Jim Trigg, Lord High Everything Else O- /"\ \ / ASCII RIBBON CAMPAIGN Hostmaster, Huie Kin family website X HELP CURE HTML MAIL Verger, All Saints Church - Sharon Chapel / \ _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"