X.org 6.8

Chris Laverdure dashevil at sympatico.ca
Wed Sep 8 15:58:24 PDT 2004


On Wed, 2004-09-08 at 22:32, Grover Lines wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-09-08 at 11:49, Erik Trulsson wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 08, 2004 at 01:39:59PM +0200, Simon Strandman wrote:
> > > Hi!
> > > 
> > > X.org 6.8 was released earlier this day. Will it make it into 5.3?
> > 
> > I don't think it is officially released yet, although I believe the
> > release is scheduled for later today.
> > It seems unlikely that it will make it into 5.3 since the ports tree
> > has already been frozen in preparation for 5.3, and an update of X is
> > so potentially disruptive that it seems unlikely that portmgr will
> > allow the update before ports tree is tagged.
> > 
> > 
> 
> So you're telling me that I have to wait until AFTER FreeBSD 5.3-Release
> to get X.org 6.8.0?
> 
> ----------------------------------------------------------
> Just get the cvs of 6.8.0 or cvsup it from freedesktops cvsup server. I've
> been running it in CURRENT for over a month and it works great. No hacking
> necessary. It hasn't crashed on me once. I'm impressed.
> 
> --
> Grover Lines

I'd rather not polute my system with files that aren't registered in the
package database. Since it seems to be so easy to get up, would it not
be similarly easy to modify the x.org ports?



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