HEADSUP: X.Org conversion

Eric Anholt eta at lclark.edu
Fri Jul 23 12:11:11 PDT 2004

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

If you want to keep the old XFree86 on -current, simply set
X_WINDOW_SYSTEM=xfree86-4 in make.conf

I am currently working on updating -current's sysinstall for X.Org. 
Until then it will be broken.

Eric Anholt                                eta at lclark.edu          
http://people.freebsd.org/~anholt/         anholt at FreeBSD.org

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