HEADSUP: X.Org conversion
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Mon Jul 26 12:27:16 PDT 2004
> > Eric Anholt <eta at lclark.edu> writes:
> > OK, the final version of the X.Org conversion patch has hit the tree.
> > No ports appear to be broken by the upgrade at this time. X.Org has
> > been made the default X distribution on -current. Other versions of
> > FreeBSD retain the same default X distribution (XFree86) but can
> > upgrade by setting X_WINDOW_SYSTEM=xorg in /etc/make.conf.
> > To upgrade, you must remove your XFree86 ports and install the xorg
> > ports. It couldn't be done with portupgrade, unfortunately, because we
> > are keeping the XFree86 ports around. To upgrade:
> > pkg_delete -f /var/db/pkg/imake-4* /var/db/pkg/XFree86-*
> > cd /usr/ports/x11/xorg && make install
> > pkgdb -F
> What dependencies do I tell pkgdb -F for the removed bitmap or scalable
> fonts stuff? Is there a "one size fits all" answer? If so, can it be
> noted in /usr/ports/UPDATING?
during the changeover, i wasn't prompted for bitmap, but when asked to
subsitute for scalable, i ended up changing the dependency to
xorg-fonts-truetype-6.7.0. i imagine that i could also have used
would anyone know which is a better match?
> Matthias Andree
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