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
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