gstewart at bonivet.net
Sat Feb 26 12:05:17 GMT 2005
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On Sat, 26 Feb 2005 22:25:24 +1030, "Daniel O'Connor"
<doconnor at gsoft.com.au> wrote:
> You don't need to update a port just because it depends on Xorg. The X
> API is quite stable so you can update just Xorg without expecting any
> problems. (I did XFree86 -> Xorg with zero problems for example)
No, the problem's the other way round. Every time I want to portupgrade
something else, portupgrade also wants to upgrade Xorg. I don't want the
latest Xorg after the horror stories I heard.
That's why I'm building firefox-1.0.1 independently of the ports system, so
that I don't have to go through the pain of upgrading Xorg (on which
firefox depends, naturally) as well.
Now, if I could be certain that Xorg has settled down, I wouldn't mind
upgrading from 6.7.0 to 6.8.1 and have done with it.
G. Stewart - gstewart at bonivet.net
The average nutritional value of promises is roughly zero.
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