Xorg 7.2 update

Doug Barton dougb at FreeBSD.org
Tue May 29 06:53:45 UTC 2007


Marijn van Vliet wrote:

> I had this and another problem when upgrading. This problem was sovled
> by correcting the paths in xorg.conf. The other problem was a message
> about the default font (fixed) not being found. This is solved by manually
> reinstalling font-misc-misc and font-cursor-mic:
> portupgrade -f font-misc-misc font-cursor-misc
> 
> Why this works, I have no idea. Do the fonts get corrupted by the
> mergebase script? After some googling I noticed more users were having
> this problem.

It's part of the the chicken and egg problem I described in my "how to
do the xorg upgrade with portmaster" post. If you have the right
combination of old stuff installed, and the new stuff is built in just
the wrong order, pkg_delete'ing the old stuff will delete some of the
new files.

Doug

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