FreeBSD 5.3-BETA7 available

Scott Long scottl at
Tue Oct 5 07:42:16 PDT 2004

Ryan Freeman wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 04, 2004 at 10:20:06PM -0700, Joshua Tinnin wrote:
>>On Monday 04 October 2004 08:25 pm, Benjamin Lutz <benlutz at> 
>>>>I remember reading some posts about this a little while back. Is
>>>>there any way to do this with a fine-tooth comb approach, or is it
>>>>just about the same to do a portupgrade -af?
>>>On my system, about half the installed ports needed rebuilding. I
>>>wrote a Python script that lists these ports, you can use it if you
>>Thank you very much for that. After running I find it's about the same 
>>for me, but all the really big ones need to be rebuilt. Ah well, but I 
>>will have to hold off on updating until I have a spare day to rebuild 
>>everything essential.
> I was just wondering who here uses the nvidia drivers, and if they work on the
> library version bumped beta7 or not...a friend of mine updated to beta7...
> and while he says he can play quake3 fine, quake2forge (native from ports)
> seems to fail with both glx and sdlgl renderers. My thought on this is that,
> while the library versions have been bumped, the nvidia drivers for linux
> emulation are unaffected, hence the working quake3, but libGL for native
> stuff still refers to libm. Is he just having odd system problems beyond
> the library version bump? Or am I actually correct in speculating that the
> nvidia drivers need to be updated to properly support beta7 and future releases?
> On a final note I have yet to go from beta6 to beta7 in fear that some of my
> beloved games will stop working ;)
> - Ryan Freeman 

Try using /etc/libmap.conf to map the old libraries to the new ones.


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