Migrating to X.org with portupgrade

kstewart kstewart at owt.com
Tue Aug 17 21:52:55 PDT 2004

On Tuesday 17 August 2004 08:53 pm, Daniel O'Connor wrote:
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> On Wed, 18 Aug 2004 12:54, kstewart wrote:
> > > # portupgrade -Rrav
> >
> > I have the understanding the the x-libraries are added statically. I did
> > the pkg_delete and then added xorg back in.  Lots of broken dependancies
> Not really sure what you mean by "added statically".
> The x.org libraries _should_ be called pretty much the same as the XFree
> ones (and indeed some of them HAVE to).

Static means they are included when you link. Most libraries are loaded 
dynamic so that you change the library and the next time you execute, you get 
the latest version. With static you have to re-link the programs that use the 

> I did the commands I listed, and logged out and logged back in and it
> worked fine.
> > The other problem I am having is with KDE. With xorg, KDE has lost track
> > of xdb, your keyboard and layouts. It got to the point on 4.10-stable
> > that all I could type in konsole showed up like "?? ??? ?" and etc. In
> > other utilities, they were all greek letters. I went back to XFree86 to
> > get thiapplicationsngs working again.
> Strange..
> Works fine here with KDE 3.2.3.

Go into the Control Center > Regional & accessibility > Keyboard layouts  and 
see if you have anything. Mine is empty.


Kent Stewart
Richland, WA

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