XFCE4 Errors on FreeBSD 8.0 RELEASE

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Fri Dec 11 04:48:29 UTC 2009

On Thu, 10 Dec 2009, Diego Montalvo wrote:

> Have upgraded my 7.1 RELEASE clean install (no ports) to 8.0 RELEASE
> using  "freebsd-update upgrade -r 8.0-RELEASE" and everything
> installed correctly and works fine. Updated the Ports tree using
> "portsnap" and then tried to Install "usr/ports/x11-wm/xfce4" but to
> no avail...
> I get the following errors:
> Stop in /usr/ports/x11-wm/xfce4-wm.
> *** Error code 1

You need to post the actual error, which happened right above those 

> Anyone encounter the same problem installing "xfce4"?

Not for me, and I've put xfce4 on FreeBSD-8 on several computers.  My 
guess is that you missed a step with portsnap, but it's difficult to 
tell without knowing exactly what you did and what errors were shown.

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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