HEADS UP: xorg 7.2 ready for testing
kris at obsecurity.org
Fri May 11 07:37:34 UTC 2007
On Fri, May 11, 2007 at 12:35:07AM -0700, Garrett Cooper wrote:
> Kris Kennaway wrote:
> >On Thu, May 10, 2007 at 08:38:30PM -0400, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> >>On Thu, May 10, 2007 at 05:28:17PM -0400, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> >>>Dear porters,
> >>>We are now ready for xorg 7.2 testing! Over the past week we have
> >>>done extensive tests of various upgrade scenarios, fixed many
> >>>remaining bugs, and now the upgrade is looking good. Of course, we
> >>>can't possibly test everything, so that's where you come in. What we
> >>>need now is for everyone to download this tarball:
> >>> http://people.freebsd.org/~kris/ports-xorg-7.2.tbz
> >>>Extract it into a clean directory (i.e. not over the top of your
> >>>existing ports tree), then follow the directions in UPDATING to begin
> >>>the upgrade process.
> >>Amendment to the instructions: XORG_UPGRADE must be set before the
> >>portupgrade -Rf libXft.
> >Amendment two: for now you need to build your own INDEX or portupgrade
> >probably won't work correctly. Before running portupgrade do:
> >portsdb -U
> >(This is only required during the pre-commit testing; once it's in CVS
> >'make fetchindex' will work as normal)
> X11 forwarding no longer appears to work. Bad hardcoded path with the
> base system Openssh, perhaps?
After you finished the upgrade and installed the X11R6 symlink?
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