cvs commit: ports/x11/xorg-libraries Makefile

Helge.Oldach at Helge.Oldach at
Wed May 23 07:02:26 UTC 2007

owner-cvs-ports at wrote on Tuesday, May 22, 2007 9:53 PM:
> On Tue, May 22, 2007 at 09:44:09PM +0200, Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
>> Kris Kennaway <kris at> writes:
>>> Dag-Erling Smørgrav <des at> writes:
>>>> I don't understand why one would need to jump through hoops to
>>>> install 7.2 on a clean system.
>>> There are a few reasons, mostly to do with old systems and getting
>>> the symlink.  Note that in the "clean" case some of the
>>> instructions are NOPs.
>> Please explain to me why, on a fresh FreeBSD install with no ports
>> installed and no /usr/local/ or /usr/X11R6/, I shouldn't be allowed
>> to "cd /usr/ports/x11/xorg && make install clean".
> We are still working out the details on getting the symlink created
> automatically. 

Err... Just like Dag-Erling explained, I trapped over exactly this issue
upon a fresh Xorg install yesterday. IMHO it should work straight without
any convulsions like creating obsolete symlinks.

Please make it simple.


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