HEADSUP for git X.org ports users: change of X11BASE
dejan.lesjak at ijs.si
Fri Apr 13 21:49:09 UTC 2007
So there it goes, the patch to change X11BASE to point to $LOCALBASE will go
into git shortly. Before further updating of your ports, you will need to
merge stuff that you now have in old X11BASE (/usr/X11R6 by default) onto
LOCALBASE (/usr/local by default). here's a suggestion how to do that:
- make a tar backup of /usr/X11R6
- extract that backup onto /usr/local with option to not overwrite existing
- remove /usr/X11R6
- create symlink /usr/X11R6 -> /usr/local for compatibility (configuration
files, /var/db/pkg package database, ...)
The above instructions are available in form of shell script here:
Feel free to come up with better suggestions.
What is now in this git tree (with the mentioned change) is pretty much what
will go into ports tree.
If anyone plans on testing the upgrade from xorg 6.9 to 7.2, "portupgrade -a"
or similar should do the right thing (preferably after merging bases).
Do tell us your experiences, suggestions,...
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