XFCE4 Errors on FreeBSD 8.0 RELEASE
dmontalvo at gmail.com
Fri Dec 11 15:14:17 UTC 2009
Got XFCE4 installed after a get amount of tweaking. It turns out
Portsnap did not update all the appropriate files so installed
"portupgrade" and did a portupgrade glib. Glib was not the current
version needed for "usr/ports/x11-wm/xfce4". After the portupgrade
"make install clean" worked like a champ.
My "/etc/hosts" file was also missing the current domain so needed to
Was getting a "fbdev" error so downloaded
http://cvsweb.freebsd.org/ports/x11-drivers/xf86-video-fbdev and that
fixed that error.
2009/12/10 Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com>:
> 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 lines.
>> 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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