Problem compiling xorg-server{-snap} on recent -CURRENT

Wes Morgan morganw at
Mon May 21 05:13:47 UTC 2007

On Sun, 20 May 2007, Jonathan Fosburgh wrote:

> I am trying to upgrade my Xorg installation to 7.2.  I believe everything has
> upgraded successfully except for xorg-server.  While trying to compile either
> xorg-server port, the compilation process hangs in hw/xfree86/scanpci at
> xf86ScanPci.c.  The compiler just sits there, rapidly chewing up about 800MB
> of memory and doesn't proceed.  I am running -CURRENT from Saturday morning
> CDT (approx 10AM), so this is post symver and post gcc-4.2.  I would imagine
> this combination of software wasn't thoroughly tested.  My system is an
> Athlon64 3200+ (running i386).   Uname output is:
> FreeBSD 7.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 7.0-CURRENT #3: Sat May 19
> 12:16:39 CDT 2007     root@:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/vmbsd  i386
> This is a very recently built system and quite clean in terms of what software
> is installed, prior to upgrading to 7.2 I only had about 350 packages
> installed, and the bulk of that was kde and support programs and libraries.
> Has anyone managed to compile xorg-server on a very recent -CURRENT?

Yes, just give it time. I thought mine had hung on this file as well, but 
it eventually compiled it.

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